Britain says it evacuated greater than 5,700 from Afghanistan
LONDON: The British defence ministry mentioned on Sunday (Aug 22) it had evacuated 5,725 folks from Afghanistan since Aug 13.
It has flown out embassy employees, British nationals, these eligible beneath the Afghan Relocation and Help Coverage programme and nationals from companion nations.
Taliban militants seized Kabul final weekend, sending civilians and Afghan navy allies fleeing for security.
Greater than 1,000 British armed forces personnel have been deployed in Kabul, the federal government mentioned.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson known as a digital assembly of leaders of the Group of Seven rich nations for Tuesday to “guarantee secure evacuations, forestall a humanitarian disaster and help the Afghan folks”.