Germany withdraws troops after 20 years in NATO Afghanistan mission
Germany withdraws troops after 20 years in NATO Afghanistan mission — — -Brussels (Brussels Morning) All German troops were withdrawn from the NATO mission in Afghanistan on Tuesday, ending two decades of military deployment there. Germany’s Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer described the pullout as the end of “a historic chapter”.
Last week, Germany reported some 570 troops were still deployed in Afghanistan, but now all have been withdrawn. The troops were reportedly airlifted out of the northern Afghan city of Mazar.