Berlin: Germany has withdrawn all its troops from Afghanistan. Germany began withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan in May.
The US has set a target of withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan by September 11, while Germany has withdrawn all its troops. Germany’s military repatriation campaign ends in May.
“After nearly 40 years of presence, the last German soldiers in our armed forces have returned from Afghanistan,” German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp Kerenbauer said in a statement. With this a historical chapter came to an end. The last soldier of the German Armed Forces has now safely left Afghanistan. Thus, after twenty years, our most intense military mission abroad has come to an end.
The Twitter minister thanked the 1.5 lakh men and women who served there and said that they should be proud of their service. He paid tribute to the soldiers killed and injured during their presence in Afghanistan and said that you will never forget it.
According to the army, nine soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan since 2001. The last troops were airlifted to Mazar-i-Sharif in northern Afghanistan at two German A300MS and US-C12 bases.
US President Biden has announced that he is withdrawing US troops from Afghanistan after 20 years. After this Germany intensified its homecoming campaign. In April, the German Defense Ministry announced that it planned to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan in early July.