US explores offer to station troops on Russian bases near Afghanistan

  • Date of Publication : 28/09/2021 at 10:10 GMT
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America’s top general held talks with his Russian counterpart on an apparent offer by President Putin to allow US military units to use Russian bases in central Asia to combat terrorist threats in Afghanistan.

General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, raised the subject last week in a regular meeting with General Valery Gerasimov, Russia’s chief of general staff, The Wall Street Journal reported.

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