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PublishDate: Thursday, September 9, 2021 12:20

Taliban agreed to allow 200 foreigners to leave Afghanistan

US officials on the condition of anonymity have told Reuters that the Taliban have agreed to allow up to 200 US citizens and citizens of other countries to fly from Hamid Karzai International Airport HKIA based in Kabul.

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_The foreign civilians are said to be flown out in a chartered plane from the Afghan capital on Thursday, .

After the completion of the evacuation by the US and their full withdrawal on August 31, the Taliban banned from Afghanistan and said that those with the documents can fly out after their cabinet is announced.

Source has told Reuters that the permission from the Taliban was taken by the mediation of but has not said whether the 200 people are those prevented to fly out from -e-sharif.

Earlier, reports were that the Taliban have not allowed up to one thousand foreign people and Afghans to fly from Mazar-e-sharif airport in northern province.

The Taliban officials had argued that the passengers were not allowed for not having legal travel documents.

US secretary of state Blinken has also denied US citizens being prevented to fly out and added that the Taliban have stopped those who did not have legal travel documents.

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