HUNDREDS of overseas troops will keep on in Afghanistan underneath US plans to cease the Taliban capturing capital Kabul.
A Turkish garrison will safe town’s airport and 600 US marines could possibly be deployed to guard their embassy.
Brit troops might help. President Joe Biden had pledged to withdraw by September 11.
A supply mentioned: “The airport is vital. With out it there isn’t a means out and in safely so everybody would depart. If that occurs Kabul crumbles.”
Defence Secretary Ben Wallace advised parliament: “I’ll discover all choices, whether or not from contained in the nation or exterior it, to proceed to assist Afghan forces.”
It comes after Britain’s prime warrior, Gen Sir Nick Carter, mentioned the nation risked a civil struggle if all 9,000 Nato troops withdrew.
The US has 2,500 troopers in Afghanistan, the UK has 750 and Turkey has 600.
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“Turkish troops are Muslims, so the Taliban can’t declare there are infidels on Afghan soil,” a supply added.
“However the Turks don’t wish to do it on their very own. The query is who will assist them.”
A Turkish navy supply confirmed: “If the Afghans need us in Afghanistan, we shall be there.”