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Trump OKs sending 4,000 more troops to Afghanistan - Fox News
August 21, 2017 / 10:49 PM / 3 months ago

Trump OKs sending 4,000 more troops to Afghanistan - Fox News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has signed off on sending 4,000 more troops to Afghanistan, Fox News reported on Monday, citing a senior U.S. official.

FILE PHOTO: U.S. troops take part in a medevac exercise in Helmand province, Afghanistan July 6, 2017. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani/File Photo

The report comes before Trump addresses the nation on his strategy for Afghanistan at 9:00 p.m. EDT Monday (0100 GMT on Tuesday).

Reporting by Eric Walsh; Editing by Mohammad Zargham

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