Afghanistan emergency, evacuation deadline nearby, nations busy in withdrawing their people from Afghanistan.
The White House revealed that The United States and coalition partners have evacuated about 1,00,100 people since August 14.
India has airlifted 565 individuals, most of them Indian embassy officers and citizens residing there.There was no certainty yet on when they planned to prohibit the evacuation mission.
In a Pentagon release, the US military will pursue evacuating people from Kabul until August 31. But will prioritise the removal of US troops and military equipment on the last few days. According to Antony Blinken (Secretary of State) Washington has so far evacuated 4,500 US citizens and their kin.
British forces have concluded the final stages of evacuating people from Kabul and processing facilities have ended. So far, Britain has evacuated over 13,700 British nationals and Afghans.
As per Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Australia had evacuated 4,100 people, including over 3,200 citizens and Afghans with Australian visas. The other evacuees were from coalition allies. Canberra did not know the actual numbers.
Germany is continuing evacuation flights as long as possible. On August 26, the German military had evacuated 5,193 individuals on 34 flights. The ministry estimated over 200 German citizens stranded in Kabul. About 540 Germans had already been removed. Germany had identified 10,000 individuals who remained to be evacuated, including Afghan local staff, journalists and human rights activists.
According to General Wayne Eyre, Canadian forces completed evacuation before the August 31 deadline. Canada had airlifted around 3,700 Canadian and Afghan citizens.
French Prime Minister Jean Castex expects to complete its airlift mission from Kabul on August 27. More than 100 French nationals and over 2,000 Afghans had reached France after being evacuated from Kabul airport.
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