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Pompeo says fewer than 200 al Qaeda left in Afghanistan today

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during the third annual U.S.-Qatar Strategic Dialogue at the State Department in Washington, U.S., September 14, 2020. REUTERS/Erin Scott/Pool

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that there are fewer than 200 al Qaeda left in Afghanistan today.

Pompeo was speaking at an Atlantic Council event.

Reporting by Arshad Mohammed, Humeyra Pamuk, David Brunnstrom and Daphne Psaledakis; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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