The word “chaos” is not an empty word to describe the situation around Kabul airport, the last area controlled by foreign forces in Afghanistan, where thousands of Afghans tried to enter to find their way. Run away from the new Taliban regime Qualified on Friday August 20 by US President Joe Biden “One of the most difficult evacuation operations” In the history of the United States, it tests the most concrete characters and the consequences of twenty years of Western existence in the country. The world Tens of thousands of Afghans have been able to contact military and police sources at the Kabul airport complex, which has been besieged by Afghans, often with their children, hoping to cross the high walls and two or three rows of thorns with security. Wire.
The airport, 6,000 U.S. Marines and hundreds of British SAS and French soldiers responsible for guarding the Special Operations Command (COS) did not guarantee the landing or take-off of aircraft. Anglo-Saxon armored vehicles were pasted against the three main access doors to the airport so that they would not be violated by the crowd. In addition, they are appointed every day by their respective governments and ambassadors to try to find activists who were initially trapped on the other side of the perimeter walls.
“A Thorn Challenge”
The most dramatic scenes often occur during these attempts at recovery. Because soldiers cannot leave an airport controlled by the Taliban. They often, behind a crowded crowd, a few dozen meters away, see the people they need to pick up. On Friday, COS members and Reid’s French police officers were unable to reach the 25-member Afghanistan delegation nominated by former presidential candidate Benoit Haman. “25 meters”, According to the testimony of a direct witness. At the same time, they could see a woman throwing her child over a barbed wire fence in the hope that he would be rescued by the soldiers and allowed to join him.
One of the paradoxes of this move is that on Friday, Atlantic Coalition (NATO) leader Jens Stoltenberg stressed: “We have more planes than passengers because allowing these people to come to the airport is increasingly a thorny challenge.” So on Saturday the temporary and temporary solution was to reunite people in other parts of the capital and take them by helicopter. According to an American source from the intelligence community, the Taliban did not cover up the area around the airport in their commitment to Washington so as not to interfere in the current operation. Nevertheless, the new masters of the country did not appreciate the extension of these evictions. On Friday, Anas Haqqani, one of the regime’s heavyweights, traveled to the Coast (east), announcing “People fleeing Kabul airport a disgrace to the country”.
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