Ninety percent of US troops return from Afghanistan, Pentagon says
WASHINGTON: The Pentagon says the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan is 90 percent complete after seven military bases were formally handed over to the Kabul government.
According to the International News Agency, the Pentagon has said that the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan is underway in phases. So far, military equipment has been transferred out of Afghanistan by 1,000 C-17 cargo planes.
A Pentagon spokesman said that so far seven military bases have been handed over to the Kabul government, where Afghan security forces have now taken over, while many military equipment has been handed over to the Defense Logistics Agency.