Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the Asian country now has ‘complete independence’; US announced the end of troop withdrawal this Monday
Group members Taliban fired shots into the air this Monday, 30, to celebrate the departure of the last American planes that left the Afghanistan, completing two troop withdrawal USA after almost 20 years. Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, said the Asian country now has “complete independence”. This Monday afternoon, the Pentagon claimed that the last US plane left the country. According to General Kenneth McKenzie, “the withdrawal of this Monday means not only the end of the evacuation operation, but also the end of the nearly 20-year mission that began shortly after September 11, 2001.” In all, more than 120,000 people, including US citizens, diplomats and Afghan citizens who collaborated with the US mission were evacuated. Since August 14, there have been around 79,000 evacuations.