Afghanistan’s president blames ‘abrupt’ US exit as Taliban fighters assault cities

//Afghanistan’s president blames ‘abrupt’ US exit as Taliban fighters assault cities

Afghanistan’s president blames ‘abrupt’ US exit as Taliban fighters assault cities

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani blamed the country’s deteriorating security Monday on Washington deciding “abruptly” to withdraw its troops.“The reason for our current situation is that the decision was taken abruptly,” he told parliament, adding he had warned Washington the withdrawal would have “consequences”.The president’s statement came as Afghan forces battled to stop a first provincial city from falling to the Taliban following weekend offensives from the insurgents on urban centres…

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