The USA will direct to Afghanistan for another four thousand soldiers, said the source

© AFP 2017 / SeyllouСолдаты of the U.S. army. Archival photoThe USA will direct to Afghanistan for another four thousand soldiers, said the source© 2017 AFP / Seyllou

The Pentagon will increase the American contingent in Afghanistan to four thousand soldiers, reports the associated Press citing a source in the White house.

Earlier it was reported that President Donald trump gave the Pentagon chief James Mattis authority to determine the number of American troops in Afghanistan. Now it is about 8.4 thousand soldiers.

According to the Agency, about sending to Afghanistan an additional four thousand American soldiers will be announced next week.

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