Washington: US President Joe Biden says it will be hard to meet the May 1 deadline for the withdrawal of all US troops from Afghanistan under an agreement with the Taliban, but the US military is not there forever.

According to the details, in his first press conference since taking office on January 20, Biden said that “due to strategic complications, the May 1 deadline will be difficult to meet.

US president Joe Biden
US president Joe Biden

“We will leave, the question is when we will leave,” he said.

Asked if he would see US troops in Afghanistan in 2022, the president said: “I can’t see that happening.”

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The president set a new goal of a 200 million vaccination campaign against Covid 19 in the United States during his 100 days in office, and he claimed economic growth after holding his first news conference since taking office.

Appearing at the White House, Biden said he had achieved the initial target of 100 million vaccinations in 100 days of taking office, 42 days ahead of schedule last week.

“I know it’s difficult and it’s twice as much as our real goal, but no other country in the world has come close,” Biden said.

He also claimed economic growth with the news that the number of people claiming unemployment insurance has dropped significantly.

“A lot of Americans are still not working, a lot of families are suffering and there is still a lot of work to be done, but I can tell the American people, you will be helped and hopefully,” he said. It is visible.

Joe Biden called on Republicans in the US Congress to help move forward with their agenda or “continue the politics of partition” as they consider issues such as gun control, climate change, and immigration reform.

“All I know is that I was hired to solve problems, not to create divisions,” he said.


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