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Pentagon officials are watching the Taliban’s sweeping advances in Afghanistan “with deep concern” and are encouraging its Afghan partners to “step up” and defend their country amid the pullout of U.S. forces, Pentagon press secretary John Kirby said Sunday.

With the Taliban claiming to have taken control of 85% of Afghanistan – a claim that U.S. government officials dispute – Kirby told “Fox News Sunday” anchor Chris Wallace that the Pentagon was “not unmindful” of the situation.

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Kirby said that officials are monitoring the Taliban’s movements in the country and were working with the Afghan military “to encourage them to use the capacity and the capability that we know they have, and we know that they know how to defend their country.”

“We’re certainly watching with deep concern, Chris, the deteriorating security situation and the violence which is of course way too high, and the advances and the momentum that the Taliban seems to have right now,” Kirby said.

The press secretary said Afghanistan has a “very capable” Air Force and “very sophisticated” Special Forces to combat Taliban resurgence, adding that “this is a time for them to step up and to do exactly that.”

“We are not walking away from this relationship,” Kirby said for the US and Afghanistan. “We’re going to continue to support them from a financial perspective, logistical perspective and certainly aircraft maintenance.”

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4 COMMENTS

  1. Well what do you expect.
    You left in the dark of night quiet as a mouse. And you took all the keys with you. You didn’t even say goodbye or good luck. Just a note on the gate saying, “Adios M.F’s.”
    With friends like you who needs enemies.
    America is getting to be known as the kind of ally that won’t stay the course. They will get you deep into the fight then walk out and leave you to die.

  2. Now that not on the bashing the boots on the ground. It’s bashing the panty waists in charge of the whole mess in Washington sucking up to each other while our troops bleed under stupid rules of engagement.

  3. Isn’t it interesting that when the United States step down because of its weakness its weakness in leadership the whole world is going to hell in a handbasket right now

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