Call comes as the military prepares major offensive against Taliban in heart of Lashkar Gah after fierce fighting.
Afghanistan Troop Withdrawal More Than Halfway Complete
America's withdrawal from Afghanistan is now more than 50% complete. U.S. Central Command says U.S. forces have also handed over six facilities to Afghanistan's Ministry of Defense. President Biden has pledged to pull all troops out of the country by September 11, which marks 20 years since the terror attacks that led to America's longest war.