- US has directed non-essential workers to exit the Kabul embassy citing threats.
- State Division in a journey advisory mentioned it “ordered departure from US embassy Kabul of US govt employees whose functions can be performed elsewhere.”
- US President Joe Biden earlier introduced the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan by Sept 11.
WASHINGTON: Owing to an growing variety of threats, the USA on Tuesday directed non-essential workers to exit its Kabul embassy as Washington prepares to finish its 20-year warfare within the nation.
The State Division in a journey advisory mentioned it had “ordered the departure from US embassy Kabul of US government employees whose functions can be performed elsewhere.”
Earlier this month, US President Joe Biden had introduced the unconditional withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, naming September 11 because the deadline by which the final troopers can have lastly departed. The pullout will start on Might 1.
The Pentagon has round 2,500 troops in Afghanistan, down from a excessive of greater than 100,000. 1000’s extra function a part of a 9,600-strong NATO drive, which may also withdraw on the similar time.