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US sets Aug 31 deadline, work continues on exit plan amid threats in Afghanistan

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Kabul: In the midst of the Afghanistan crisis, America’s evacuation of people from Kabul continues. Meanwhile, it is clear from the bomb blasts on Thursday that America’s evacuation mission is not safe. The US remains on an evacuation mission till the deadline of August 31, amid threats of ISIS-K terrorist attacks.

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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said that there has always been danger and our soldiers are still there in the midst of all this. This is the most dangerous part of our mission. He said that the mission is now nearing its end. Military commanders and soldiers are coming back with weapons. This part is the most dangerous of any mission. In the midst of all this, the threat of ISIS-K also remains in front of the US Army in Kabul.

Let us inform that on Thursday, two suicide bombers at Kabul Airport killed more than 100 people at Kabul’s Hamid Karzai Airport, including 13 US Army personnel. ISIS Khorasan claimed responsibility for the attack.

During a press conference, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said that President Joe Biden has asked the military to continue its mission, to evacuate more people from the country in the coming days, and to complete its mission by August 31, Committed to.

He said that in a few days the number of American troops in Afghanistan will be reduced further and in such a situation, completing the mission and the security of the army is also very important. Psaki said that President Joe Biden has instructed the Secretary of State to ensure the security of the people in Afghanistan through diplomatic means with international partners. Even after the US Army leaves from here, citizens of Afghanistan and other countries can get visas and they can leave from here.

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He said that for this, talks and coordination with the Taliban will have to be made. The US does not trust the Taliban, but at the moment there is no option but to work with the Taliban. He said that due to dialogue and coordination with the Taliban, America has so far evacuated 105,000 people from Afghanistan.

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