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Taliban Jubilates As U.S Finally Pull Out Of Afghanistan

Taliban Seek To Attend U.N General Assembly 
Taliban fighters on Monday fired several shots into the air, jubilating in Kabul, Afghanistan capital, over the final exit of the United States troops from the country.

Gatekeepers News reports that the development comes after almost twenty years that the U.S invaded Afghanistan following the September 11, 2001 attacks on America.

Commander of US Central Command, General Kenneth McKenzie on Monday announced that the final withdrawal after the last evacuation flight, a large C-17 military transport, took off from Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul.

Following the US exit which happened ahead of a Tuesday (August 31) deadline, the Taliban have declared “full independence” for Afghanistan.

Gatekeepers News reports that Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said that “American soldiers left the Kabul airport, and our nation got its full independence”.

President Ashraf Ghani fled the country on August 15 and has taken refuge in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The Taliban are expected to form a new cabinet in the coming days.

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