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US vows to coordinate with allies on any Afghanistan pullout

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan sought to reassure nervous NATO allies on Thursday that any potential U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan will be done in a coordinated fashion, which could calm European concern about a precipitous drawdown. 

Feb 14, 2019, 21:09 PM IST

Australia 'concerned' about US plan to withdraw troops from Afghanistan

It was reported in December that US President Donald Trump was preparing to pull up to half of the 14,000 troops serving in Afghanistan out of the country.

Jan 14, 2019, 08:08 AM IST