The Taliban has welcomed the tweet by President Donald Trump pledging for U.S. troops in Afghanistan to return home before the end of the year, amid concerns that such a move could jeopardize the deal agreed earlier this year aimed at ending two decades of conflict.
Just hours after Trump’s national security adviser, Robert O’Brien, had said that U.S forces in the country would be halved to 2,500 by early 2021, Trump tweeted on Wednesday: “We should have the small remaining number of our BRAVE Men and Women serving in Afghanistan home by Christmas!”
The Doha agreement struck in the Qatari capital between the Taliban and the U.S. in February was intended to allow the
SASKATOON — Saskatchewan Party Leader Scott Moe is promising to bring in a new tax credit for home renovations if his party is re-elected.
Moe says he believes the credit would help drive the economy and make renovations more affordable — key themes of his campaign for the Oct. 26 vote.
Homeowners would be able to claim about 11 per cent on up to $20,000 worth of renovation-related expenses between Oct. 1 and the end of 2022.
The Saskatchewan Party says the credit would save people up to $2,100 and cost the province $124 million over two years.
Moe says the credit would benefit the economy by encouraging people to spend money and hire for building.
He made the announcement in Saskatoon, one of the cities considered an election battleground.
More specifically, he was in the NDP-held constituency of Saskatoon Riversdale along with