US and NATO Begin Troop Withdrawal From Several Bases in Afghanistan


Last week, the alliance announced that an orderly pullout from Afghanistan would begin by 1 May and is expected to be complete within a few months. The US aims to complete the withdrawal by 11 September.


The United States and NATO have begun withdrawing their troops from a number of bases in Afghanistan, Commander of the Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan, Austin Scott Miller said at a press conference on Sunday. Miller added that the military will eventuall hand over all their bases to Afghan forces.