New Delhi: US President Joe Biden has said he does not regret his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan. At the same time, he underlined that Afghan soldiers should fight for themselves. Biden has urged Afghan leaders to unite and “fight for their country”. Speaking to reporters at the White House on Tuesday, Biden said the US was fulfilling the promises made to Afghanistan, including providing air support, paying military salaries and providing food and equipment to Afghan forces, the BBC reported. supply is included.
‘Afghan leaders must come together’
Biden He said, ‘We spent more than a trillion dollars in 20 years. Trained, provided logistical support to more than 300,000 soldiers of Afghan forces. Afghan leaders have to come together. Thousands of our soldiers were injured, thousands were killed. They have to fight their own battle, fight for their country. We will fulfill our promises such as providing airspace support, ensuring that their air force is able to function properly, supplying food and equipment to their forces and paying all their salaries etc. But they have to fight. Their numbers are more than the Taliban.
‘I don’t regret my decision
The Taliban began to spread their legs as American forces returned from Afghanistan. The Taliban captured the capitals of five provinces of Afghanistan over the weekend. The US President said that Afghans are beginning to recognize that they have to come together at the top level. “But we will continue to fulfill our promises,” he said. I do not regret my decision.’ Earlier, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said that the US had gone to Afghanistan to bring justice to those who were attacked on September 11. He had gone to destroy the terrorists who were trying to make Afghanistan a safe haven to attack America.