France seeks to evacuate 'several hundred' more from Kabul: Macron

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This handout photo taken and released by the French Etat-major des Armees on August 24, 2021 shows French soldier carrying material as people wait to board a A400M Atlas military transport aircraft at the airport in Kabul. (Photo: AFP)
France is still seeking to evacuate hundreds more people from Afghanistan ahead of a looming deadline, President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday, warning of an "extremely risky" situation in the wake of blasts around Kabul airport.اضافة اعلان

"We will do everything we can" to bring to France these Afghan citizens and dual nationals who had been in its embassy and are currently outside the perimeter of the airport in 20 buses, Macron said on a visit to Ireland, also confirming that the French ambassador would leave Afghanistan and work from Paris.

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