Berlin (dpa) – The Armed Forces It is preparing to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan very soon at the urging of the US government.
The Ministry of Defense informed special politicians on Wednesday BundestackNATO mission “firm support” forces may leave the country on July 4. Since the deadline was two months in advance of the procedure, there may be obstacles in retrieving the item, which may have to be postponed if necessary.
The United States has decided to withdraw by September 11, the 20th anniversary of the Islamic State terrorist attacks. Al-Qaeda In the United States. Secretary of Defense Annegret Cromb-Karanbauer (CDU) had named a date for the withdrawal of the Pandeswer in mid-August, which would be guarded by the last U.S. troops to leave. On September 11 it was signaled from the United States that it had the wrong code.
“Currently, the firm support headquarters in Kabul is considering reducing the withdrawal period. July 4 is considered the date of withdrawal,” a German press organization spokesman for the Ministry of Defense said on Wednesday. No results.
“We are now facing a logistics mission,” the spokesman said. Pantyhose is ready for this. “In the future more needed material will be flown by the air according to its distributability on the time axis. Available air traffic space will become a decisive control variable,” he said.
Previously known projects would leave additional material if withdrawn quickly in Afghanistan. Security-related equipment should be evacuated from the camp in Mazar-i-Sharif – if this is not possible – and destroyed if necessary, to prevent it. Taliban May fall into your hands.
From NATO circles in Brussels, the withdrawal timetable was said to be currently being worked out by military planners. This should happen as soon as possible to avoid unnecessary hazards to the troops, but as regularly as possible. The announcement of the US President continues as a guide to planning Joe BidenWithdrawals must be completed by September 11th.
FDP defense politician Mary-Agnes Strock-Zimmermann, considering the July 4 U.S. national holiday, said it was “simply unworthy” to distract oneself after 20 years on the question of whether to return to the U.S. symbolic holiday. “We’re not American toys, even if we have their hats on,” he said. “Troops must now return quickly and safely.”
“Biden now wants to expel his boys from Afghanistan on July 4. Two months earlier than planned. The federal government is facing a misguided aide. “
CDU security politician Henning Otte has previously pointed out the dangers. “The moment of withdrawal is militarily dangerous: the Ministry of Defense must be relocated with combat strength and operational forces. For this, we must provide special forces,” said Otto, a defense policy spokesman. CDU/ CSU Parliamentary Committee, German Press. “If we already had armed drones, we could guarantee the security of our troops.”
After 20 years of service, he said the withdrawal was a “turning point for the bandwagon”, despite the loss of a total of 100,000 troops serving in Afghanistan and the loss of 59 fallen soldiers. Eight. The Afghan government has been called upon to ensure self-sufficiency, he said. “The Taliban are being called upon to stay away from violence.” But it is also important for NATO to clarify at the political level what the relationship between the Afghan government and the Taliban should be. This is very important to ensure that the country does not retreat again.
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