September 23, 2021

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The British government wants to welcome 20,000 refugees

The fate of refugees in Afghanistan divides the European Union. When The words of Emmanuel Macron Is calling “Protect us from significant irregular migration flows” Criticized on the left, the British government announced on Tuesday, August 17, that it would welcome 20,000 Afghan refugees. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday morning presented MPs with reduced summer vacations to discuss in parliament a tool that would facilitate Afghanistan’s access to British territory.

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We are indebted to everyone who has worked with us for the past 20 years to make Afghanistan a better place. Many of them, especially women, urgently need our help. “Boris Johnson said in a Home Office statement. He said to himself “I am proud that the UK has paved the way for them and their families to live safely.” Across the channel.

The new device aims to welcome 5,000 Afghans in the first year “Threatened by current crisis”Women, women and religious minorities in particular, the interior ministry says.

Simply citing, it did not mention when the government did not expect to receive 20,000 Afghans “Long time no see”, But it was inspired by a device that allowed the establishment of 20,000 Syrian refugees in the seven years from 2014 to 2021. This is in addition to the ARAP program for Afghan workers employed by the United Kingdom. According to government figures, 2,000 Afghans and their families have arrived in the UK since June 22 with the device, which will allow 5,000 former Afghan workers to settle there by the end of the year.

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Britain has sent about 900 troops to Kabul to ensure the evacuation of its civilians and local staff. Since Saturday, 520 British citizens, former Afghan staff and diplomats have flown out of Afghanistan on military planes.

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The U.S. military has evacuated more than 3,200 people

The U.S. military says more than 3,200 people have already been evacuated from Afghanistan by military planes, including US personnel.

The U.S. Air Force has also announced the discovery “Human remains” Army plane crashes into Kabul airport on Monday When he landed at the Qatar Al-Udeed Air Force Base, The company has launched an investigation, according to U.S. Air Force spokeswoman Ann Stefanek. The U.S. Air Force will review hundreds of people who have followed all the videos circulating on social media about the C-17 transport aircraft.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday that Australia had evacuated 26 people from Afghanistan on its first rescue flight. The country is set to send 250 troops to Kabul to evacuate its citizens and an unspecified number of Afghans who have obtained visas after serving in Australia.

A Czech military plane from Kabul landed in Prague on Tuesday evening, evacuating 87 people, including Ambassador Jiri Balon, Czech soldiers, Afghans who worked for them and two Polish nationals. The first flight sent 46 people back to the Czech Republic on Monday.

US-British cooperation

Facing the situation, Boris Johnson a “Integrated Approach” And hosting a virtual summit of the G7 (Germany, Canada, USA, France, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom). US President Joe Biden and the British Prime Minister have already agreed in a telephone interview to attend the summit next week.

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Has two humans “We welcome the cooperation of the United States and the United Kingdom” In deportation operations in Afghanistan, according to the services of the British Prime Minister. They also mentioned “We must continue to work closely with allies and democratic partners.” At the head of the country, now in the hands of the Taliban, he promised the presidency of the United States.

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Le Monde with AFP and Reuters