28 US Citizens Depart Kabul via Charter Flight, State Department ConfirmsEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Nearly 30 U.S. citizens were able to leave Taliban-controlled Afghanistan after the full withdrawal of U.S. troops, the State Department confirmed Saturday. “We can confirm that a Qatar Airways charter flight departed from Kabul yesterday with 28 U.S. citizens and 7 lawful permanent residents on board,” State Department spokesperson Ned Price said in a statement. “We are grateful to Qatari authorities, who continue to coordinate these flights with us. We will continue to help U.S. citizens and Afghans affiliated with the U.S. government to depart Afghanistan,” he added. Price suggested that the evacuation succeeded because of the Taliban’s cooperation. He also indicated that the United States will continue the engagement with the terrorist group to ensure “U.S. citizens and Afghans enjoy full freedom of movement.” The evacuation was first mentioned by U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad on Friday. “Grateful that more Americans were able to leave today on a Qatar Airways flight. …Read More

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