“Our Embassy greeted the Individuals as they crossed the border into the third nation,” CNN quoted the official as saying.
The official confirmed that these are the primary 4 Individuals that “we have facilitated on this method” for the reason that withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan. They’re a lady and her three youngsters from Amarillo, Texas, in line with Rep. Markwayne Mullin, an Oklahoma Republican, who has been helping an American non-profit-funded group of former particular forces, navy, contractors and others who’re working to get Individuals and Particular Immigrant Visa holders out of Afghanistan.
In the meantime, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken together with Secretary of Defence Lloyd J Austin on Monday met Emir of Qatari Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Skinny Doha.
Blinken has travelled to Qatar from September 6-8 to thank the federal government officers in particular person for the excellent assist within the secure transit of US residents, Afghans and different evacuees from Afghanistan.
“Blinken met as we speak with Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Doha, Qatar. Secretary Blinken, joined by Secretary of Protection Lloyd J. Austin III, thanked Al Thani for Qatar’s extraordinary assist in facilitating the secure transit of US residents, our companions, and different Afghans at-risk,” US State Division spokesperson Ned Worth mentioned in a press release.
“The Secretary, Secretary of Protection, and the Amir additionally mentioned different necessary bilateral points and initiatives to advertise regional safety and prosperity,” he added.
The US forces left Afghanistan on August 31, marking the top of a chaotic and messy exit from America’s longest warfare.
In whole, the US and its companions relocated greater than 124,000 folks to security, together with 6,000 US residents.