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CGTN published this video item, entitled “What future may hold for Afghanistan after U.S. troops leave” – below is their description.
The United States plans to withdraw all forces from Afghanistan, apart from those guarding its embassy, by September. Despite peace overtures, the Taliban say they don’t recognize the country’s government, indicating they may push for a military victory once the U.S. withdrawal is complete.CGTN YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Afghanistan
Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. The population is around 32 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks.