May 19, 2024

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UK withdraws troops from Afghanistan, but withdraws hundreds of Afghans World

UK withdraws troops from Afghanistan, but withdraws hundreds of Afghans World

Oh United Kingdom The move to remove it was completed by this Saturday (28) Afghanistan He left a plane with his last soldiers in the country and said he regretted not being able to evacuate hundreds of Afghan allies.

Ministry of Defense tweeted that “the last plane carrying British troops left Kabul”Message with photo of soldiers tired on the plane.

Hours earlier, Britain had sent its last plane to evacuate civilians from Afghanistan and was making last-ditch efforts to evacuate the remaining diplomatic and military personnel before the August 31 deadline for US troops to leave.

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, Thanked everyone who took part in the operation and said 15,000 people had been evacuated in at least two weeks.

“I would like to thank everyone and thousands who have worked there for the past two decades,” he said in a message on social media.

General Nick Carter, commander of the United Kingdom’s Armed Forces, said the withdrawal was “as far as possible” but that it was “sad” that it could not “take everyone out.” Carter estimated the number of eligible Afghans not expelled as “hundreds.”

Defense Minister Ben Wallace had previously assessed it Between 800 and 1,100 Afghans were “unable” to qualify for relocation under the British plan.

“We are relieved to see that Ben and Na Now Sad’s animals have left Afghanistan in the afternoon and are safe,” the group said on Twitter.

Farting’s insistence on taking the animals out was widely criticized in the UK when many Afghans, including some Afghan Chad staff, were left behind.

Tom Dugenhat, chairman of the House of Commons’ foreign affairs committee, explained to LBC radio that an Afghan translator working in the UK asked him, “Why is my five-year-old son less than a dog?”