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Australia also ends its 20yrs of presence from Afghani Soil


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2021 Jul 14, 7:58, Victoria
Ghan security personnel leave the scene of a roadside bomb explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: AP

Australia has brought back its supporting forces from Afghanistan amid Taliban re-rise in the nation.

Australian Defence Minister says " Australia's last supporting forces have been brought back to Australia" while giving an interview to Sky News.

He also added that the Australian mission in Afghani soil has come to end with coordination with the and will now focus on any other campaign led by the US.

Australian troops were commissioned for the protection of the Kabul-based Aus embassy and also for diplomatic missions.

Though the decision of pulling out Troops was initially planned in April this year, since the US stated to end its military engagement by September, Aus troops now will be leaving Afghanistan by August 31.

On Sunday, India has evacuated some of the Indian embassy staff from Kandahar. Considering that the complete withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan will end soon, the Taliban have been capturing newer districts and areas at a lightning speed and the Afghan government forces are also fleeing from a number of places there.

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