The US military in one day, on Tuesday August 17, evacuated more than a thousand Americans and their families from Afghanistan, reports Reuters citing a White House spokesman.
“Now that we have established the flow, we expect these numbers to grow,” the official said.
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How transfers Agence France-Presse, also with reference to the White House, in total at the moment the US military has evacuated more than 3.2 thousand people from Afghanistan.
Earlier, the US President’s National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said that the American leader Joe Biden bears full responsibility for the situation in Afghanistan. He stressed that the head of state is ready to be responsible for every step taken by the American administration in Afghanistan, for every decision, whether it is correct or not.
On August 15, the Taliban entered Kabul and announced that they were controlling the entire territory of the Islamic republic. The President immediately left the country, explaining this as a desire to avoid bloodshed. Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh called himself interim head of the country, citing the state Constitution.