Azerbaijan Plans to Withdraw Peacekeepers from Afghanistan
Azerbaijan plans to withdraw peacekeepers from Afghanistan – Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan confirmed this information of foreign media outlets, according to Azerbaijan in Focus, reporting Turan News.
Earlier, the United States announced the withdrawal of its troops from Afghanistan on May 1. In parallel, other NATO countries announced the withdrawal.
There are about 2,500-3,000 US troops and about 7,000 NATO personnel in Afghanistan.
The Azerbaijani peacekeeping group of 120 people has been serving in Afghanistan since November 20, 2002.