Washington – The United States announced that it will send 3,000 soldiers to Afghanistan to withdraw its diplomats.
According to the details, the president of the United States, Joe Biden, signed an order to send troops. 3,000 soldiers will assist in the evacuation of diplomats from Afghanistan.
Army personnel will also assist in the evacuation of British citizens from Afghanistan. Military personnel will arrive at Kabul airport in 24 to 48 hours.
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said the new mission was purely temporary and for a specific purpose, adding that the dispatch of 3,000 troops would not affect the August 31 withdrawal decision.
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The US State Department has denied the relocation of the embassy in Kabul. State Department spokesman Ned Price said the US embassy in Kabul will continue to operate at the site.
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On the other hand, the United States Secretary of Defense and the United States Secretary of State called Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and discussed that the United States will continue to support the security and stability of Afghanistan.
The leaders said that due to the security situation in Afghanistan, the United States was expelling its citizens from Afghanistan.