/President Joe Biden delivers remarks on ending the war in Afghanistan | USA TODAY

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on ending the war in Afghanistan | USA TODAY


President Joe Biden will deliver remarks to mark the end of the nation’s longest war.

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After the withdrawal was announced, Biden issued a statement that held firm in its timing rather than having the US push out the deadline, saying the Joint Chiefs and commanders on the ground agreed it was the best course. “Their view was that ending our military mission was the best way to protect the lives of our troops, and secure the prospects of civilian departures for those who want to leave Afghanistan in the weeks and months ahead,” the president said.

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