Putin: The United States has tried to implement its own standards in Afghanistan for 20 years, but the result is zero
China News Service, September 1 According to a report from the Russian Satellite Network on the 1st, Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the situation in Afghanistan when he met with students at the “Ocean” All-Russian Children’s Center. Putin said that in the 20 years of the US military’s mission in Afghanistan, Washington has been trying to promote its own social structure there, and the result has been zero.
According to reports, Putin said, “The US military has been stationed there for 20 years and has been trying to educate the locals. In essence, they are trying to implement their own norms and living standards in the local area. This is in the broadest sense. In terms of the above, it also involves the political structure of society. The result is all tragedy and loss. The result is zero, if not negative.”
On August 31, local time, after all U.S. troops withdrew from Afghanistan, at Kabul Airport, one Taliban members stand guard near the Afghan Air Force plane.
According to the report, Putin also said when commenting on the situation in Afghanistan that it is impossible to impose it from the outside and he needs help and waits for the situation to mature.
After the “September 11” terrorist attack in 2001, the United States launched the war in Afghanistan on October 7 of that year in the name of counter-terrorism. The current US President Biden stated in July this year that the United States will complete its withdrawal from Afghanistan on August 31. Subsequently, the situation in Afghanistan took a turn for the worse, and the Taliban entered and took control of Kabul on August 15.
At 15:29 on August 30th, US Eastern Time (23:59 on the 30th, local time in Afghanistan), the last U.S. transport plane flew away from Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. This also announced that it took nearly 20 years. The end of the war in Afghanistan.