The Taliban has assured 100 nations that it’s going to proceed to permit foreigners and Afghans with overseas journey papers to depart the nation “in a secure and orderly method,” even after the US troop withdrawal ends Tuesday, the nations stated in an announcement Sunday.
The 100-nation group contains the USA, Britain, France and Germany.
“We now have acquired assurances from the Taliban that each one overseas nationals and any Afghan citizen with journey authorization from our nations might be allowed to proceed in a secure and orderly method to factors of departure and journey outdoors the nation,” the assertion stated.
“We’re all dedicated to making sure that our residents, nationals and residents, workers, Afghans who’ve labored with us and people who are in danger can proceed to journey freely to locations outdoors Afghanistan,” added the assertion, which was additionally signed by the European Union and NATO.
The group stated it could proceed issuing journey paperwork to “designated Afghans,” including that “now we have the clear expectation of and dedication from the Taliban that they’ll journey to our respective nations.”
China and Russia weren’t among the many signatories to the doc.
Jake Sullivan, the nationwide safety advisor to US President Joe Biden, stated earlier Sunday that any Individuals who elect to stay “will not be going to be caught in Afghanistan.”
The US has “a mechanism to get them out” in the event that they select to depart sooner or later, Sullivan added on the Fox Information community, with out elaborating.
“The Taliban have made commitments to us,” he stated.
France and Britain plan to name on the United Nations on Monday to create a “secure zone” in Kabul to permit humanitarian operations to proceed, French President Emmanuel Macron informed the Journal du Dimanche, saying the proposal was “utterly possible.”
The everlasting members of the UN Safety Council—the US, Britain, China, France and Russia—are to satisfy Monday to debate the Afghanistan disaster.
France ended its evacuation efforts in Afghanistan on Friday and Britain adopted go well with on Saturday.
US troops have been scrambling in harmful and chaotic situations to finish an enormous evacuation operation from the Kabul airport by an August 31 deadline.