U.S. Citizens and Afghans Wait for Evacuation Flights From Country’s North – New York Times September 5, 2021

I saw this today on New York Times – U.S. Citizens and Afghans Wait for Evacuation Flights From Country’s North: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/05/world/europe/afghanistan-us-citizens-taliban.html. Slightly longer article.


By Melissa Eddy
September 5, 2021

Around 1,000 people, including dozens of American citizens and Afghans holding visas to the United States or other countries, remained stuck in Afghanistan for the fifth day on Sunday, awaiting clearance from the Taliban for departure, reflecting the challenges of working with the group, which has yet to form a government.

Negotiations to allow the planes to depart, involving officials of the Taliban, the United States and Qatar, have dragged on for days, leaving the evacuees in an increasingly precarious limbo, according to representatives of organizations trying to get them to safety.

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1 Response to U.S. Citizens and Afghans Wait for Evacuation Flights From Country’s North – New York Times September 5, 2021

  1. SLIMJIM says:

    I hear volunteers are still trying to get Americans and Green card holders out…sigh

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