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Afghan president blames 'abrupt' US withdrawal for worsening security

Afghan president blames 'abrupt' US withdrawal for worsening security

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani blamed the country's deteriorating security Monday on Washington deciding "abruptly" to withdraw its troops.

"The reason for our current situation is that the decision was taken abruptly," he told parliament, adding he had warned Washington the withdrawal would have "consequences".