We have a lot to learn from the 20-year Afghan war and the withdrawal of troops, America
WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Anthony Blankenship has said that the last time he spoke to former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani was on the night of August 14 and that he had promised to fight to the last breath, but he remained silent as soon as the Taliban arrived in Kabul. Had escaped from
According to Dawn.com, on the US television CBS talk show “Face the Nation”, Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said in response to a question that he had personally visited the former Taliban the night before they entered Kabul. He was in touch with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.
The US Secretary of State said that even on the night of August 14, Ashraf Ghani had tried to persuade him in a telephone conversation that there was a way for a government of all nationalities with the Taliban, but he said that the last breath with the Taliban. Will fight till
According to Foreign Minister Anthony Blankenship, as soon as the Taliban entered Kabul the next morning, Ashraf Ghani quietly fled with his family without telling anyone and did not reveal his whereabouts for two days.
Asked if he had done everything he could as foreign minister, he said the State Department had not only taken steps in the last two years since the US-Taliban deal, but also during the two decades of war. Is also examining why we have to learn from these experiences.
The US Secretary of State, in support of President Joe Biden’s decision to withdraw troops, said that the end of the longest war was to save another generation of Americans from fighting and dying in Afghanistan and that one day everyone would appreciate our decision.