The US State Department has contacted all Americans who have expressed interest in leaving Afghanistan and said they have made more than 4,000 calls in four days.
The Pentagon said Tuesday that about 4,000 Americans and their families had been evacuated so far.
The United States has evacuated and assisted the evacuation of approximately 70,700 people since August 14.
The U.S. State Department said it was in contact with all Americans who were interested in leaving Afghanistan online. Repatriation support request Form of the US Embassy on the Kabul website.
so Tweet On Tuesday, State Department spokesperson Edward Price said the State Department had made more than 4,000 calls in the last four days.
The Pentagon reported on Tuesday that about 4,000 American citizens and their families had been evacuated so far. CNBC.. However, it is unclear how many Americans are still in Afghanistan.
When asked for the exact numbers, White House spokesman Jen Psaki told reporters: Tuesday briefing The United States is not tracking the whereabouts of citizens of the world. But she added that the State Department would have more accurate numbers on Wednesday.
The renewal was made because the deadline for the US military to withdraw from Afghanistan on August 31 is approaching, which could disrupt the evacuation process.
US President Joe Biden called for an extension, but he remained in a speech on Tuesday I’m sure the evacuation will be completed By that time.
“We are currently at a pace of finishing by August 31st. The sooner we finish, the better. Daily operations pose additional risks to the military,” Biden added.
However, the president also added that he requested the Pentagon and the State Department to develop an emergency response plan in the event that evacuation was not completed.
On the other hand, the Taliban Deadline will not be extended, “Result” warning if the US military remains overdue. At a press conference on Tuesday, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said Afghans are no longer allowed to go to the airport and all Afghans gathered at Hamid Karzai Airport in Kabul should return home.
“The road to the airport is blocked. Afghans cannot use the road to get to the airport, but foreigners are allowed to use it to get to the airport.” Mr. Mujahid said. CNN..
“We no longer allow Afghans to evacuate, and we are not happy with it,” he added.
The United States has been “promoting evacuation and evacuation” for about 70,700 people since August 14, adding that about 75,900 people have moved since the end of July. White House Said on monday.
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