Over 100 Americans Remain in Afghanistan: White HouseEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Over 100 Americans remain in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan, the White House said Thursday. Between 100 and 200 U.S. citizens were believed to be in the Middle Eastern nation when U.S. troops pulled out on Aug. 30. That number remains above 100, but “it is closer to 100” than 200, White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters in Washington. “We are in close touch from the State Department, from our diplomatic officials, with all of these individuals, working in close coordination with them to determine how they can leave the country, if they’ve left the country,” she added. A chunk of the remaining Americans are school students in California. Up to 30 from two school districts were in Afghanistan as of Wednesday, with no updates available Sept. 2, district officials told The Epoch Times. Without a military presence in Afghanistan, the United States is attempting to use diplomatic means to secure …Read More

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