Defending the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, Blinken: Trump and the Taliban have a withdrawal agreement but no withdrawal plan
2021-09-15: [Original Article Link].
US Secretary of State Blinken said that the withdrawal agreement reached between Trump and the Taliban in February 2020 gave the Taliban "the strongest military status since September 11". He also revealed that the Biden administration does not consider renegotiating with the Taliban because the Taliban threatened to continue to kill Americans.
(WASHINGTON) U.S. Secretary of State Blinken defended the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan at a congressional hearing on Monday, insisting that the Biden administration had prepared the worst for its withdrawal from Afghanistan, and blamed the former Trump administration for the hasty withdrawal of the United States.
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