U.S. Aims to Resume Regular Evacuation Flights From Afghanistan

Posted on AllSides October 14th, 2021
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The State Department plans to resume regular evacuation flights from Afghanistan before the end of the year to help U.S. citizens, residents and some visa applicants leave the country, a senior State Department official said.

The small number of U.S. citizens and thousands of Afghans left behind after the chaotic evacuation effort in the final weeks of the U.S. presence in Afghanistan could be eligible for seats on the U.S.-sponsored flights.

The last U.S. troops departed on Aug. 31, bringing the 20-year conflict to an end. Since then, a small number of flights have...

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