A small contingent of Special Air Services (SAS), a division of the British Special Forces, will remain in Afghanistan after Western troops leave the country. Information The Telegraph quoted a former SAS soldier.
The former army said SAS troops would “train Afghan units and be grounded as consultants with them,” and no “Deadline” Permanence of troops in the country.
“As long as they continue to see value, they will keep their strength there. This is not a pleasant place at the moment, people are scared and have good reason,” he said.
The former military also pointed out that the Taliban “continued to control the countryside and the coalition was waiting to leave.”
“They make it very clear on every occasion that peace is with the coalition, not with the Afghan government. The country is going to explode,” he pointed out.
The Telegraph spoke with another military official anonymously, he said British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to make an official decision at the National Security Council meeting this Monday (5).
“Our job is to give the government a variety of options,” the military source stressed.
On April 14, US President Joe Biden announced the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan from May 1 to September 11 this year.
That Troop withdrawal, Which is happening now, is moving faster than expected, it said at the request of European allies on May 8 to slow down the process and give NATO allies more time to leave the country.