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According to them, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force /ISAF/ left the camps in 24 hours after they had passed under the jurisdiction of the National Army of Afghanistan. Over that time, the ISAF had airlifted equipment and about 1,000 troopers to an airport in Kandahar province.
In May this year, US President Barack Obama said he would finally withdraw US troops from Afghanistan. The US is planning to reduce the number of its troops in Afghanistan to 9,800 people by the start of 2015; the figure is to decrease almost twice in the course of the year. The last US soldiers and officers will leave Afghanistan late in 2016. Until recently, the United States has kept 30,000 of its servicemen in Afghanistan.Earlier, the government in Kabul and the NATO leadership signed an agreement on the international military contingent status in Afghanistan following the adoption of a bilateral Afghan-US security treaty that allowed the United States to preserve a limited military grouping in the Afghan territory after the withdrawal of major NATO forces late this year.