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PublishDate: Saturday, December 4, 2021 10:52

France evacuates more than 300 people from Afghanistan

France has carried out an evacuation mission in Afghanistan, taking 258 Afghans as well as 11 French, about 60 Dutch nationals and an unspecified number of people linked to them out of the country, a French foreign ministry spokeswoman said on Friday.

Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)_The operation was organised with help from Qatar, a ministry statement said.

Since September 10, 110 French people and 396 Afghans have been evacuated from Afghanistan on 10 organised with the help of , the statement added.

France and Qatar jointly operated a humanitarian mission on Thursday, delivering medical equipment, food and winter supplies to operating in the country with a Qatari military plane, Reuters reported.

The United Nations Development Programme () this week described an “alarming” socioeconomic outlook for Afghanistan for the next 13 months.

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