Images posted on social networking sites show hundreds of militants on the streets of Kandahar, the country’s second-largest city, with equipment used by the Afghan military.
Made with many armored vehicles and automatic weapons United States In the last decades. The equipment was seized by the Taliban after the recapture of the capital, Kabul.
Taliban military parade after the US occupation of Afghanistan on September 1, 2021 – Photo: Reproduction / Reuters
Mawlawi Abdul Kafor, the Taliban governor of Kandahar state, said the march was ready for Independence Day as the march called for the troops to leave.
“Today you will see a parade of various military units,” Abdul said in a statement. “We congratulate all Afghanistan for this great victory and victory.”
Burial of Taliban militants’ flags after the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan
On Monday, the United States announced the end of two decades of military occupation of Afghanistan. Release of your last soldier Marks the end of America’s longest war.
More than 120,000 Americans have been expelled from Afghanistan in the past two weeks, according to the Pentagon. Approximately 500 citizens would have chosen to stay in the country.
The picture shows the last US army boarding the final flight from Kabul airport
The longest war in the United States has claimed the lives of nearly 2,500 soldiers and nearly 240,000 Afghans and cost nearly $ 2 trillion.
After the Americans left, Taliban spokesman Jabihullah Mujahid said Afghanistan wanted to maintain good relations with Americans and the rest of the world.
The US occupation came to an end almost 20 years after the invasion of Afghanistan. September 11, 2001, a few months after the terrorist attacks.
The Taliban have ruled the country since 1996 and have been accused by Americans of covering up and funding al-Qaeda, a terrorist organization led by Osama bin Laden and responsible for the attack.
The militant group was ousted from power by a US invasion in 2001, and returned to command on August 15, 2021, after President Ashraf Ghani left the country and captured the capital, Kabul.
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