Kabul: Afghans with legitimate visas and passports stranded within the northern metropolis of Mazar-e-Sharif and ready to take chartered evacuation flights in another country can be allowed to depart, a Taliban official on the metropolis’s worldwide airport stated Tuesday.
Mawlawi Hafiz Mansour stated nearly all of Afghans ready to take one among 4 evacuation flights have neither legitimate visas nor passports. The Taliban have stated solely Afghans with passports and legitimate visas can be allowed to depart.
Mansour didn’t present a breakdown of the numbers of these with legitimate paperwork and people with out.
Talking from Qatar, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken additionally stated the Taliban have given assurances of secure passage for all searching for to depart Afghanistan with correct journey paperwork. He stated the USA would maintain the Taliban to that pledge.
The U.S. is underneath strain to assist the remaining Individuals and inexperienced card holders depart Afghanistan, and it has promised to work with the Taliban to try this.