On the contrary, it seems that American citizens are still accessing it, U.S. officials said.
It is very difficult for Afghan citizens to access the Kabul airport. This Wednesday, the US State Department accused the Taliban of not keeping their free promise if they wanted to go to the capital’s airport.
“The Taliban, contrary to their public statements and the commitment of our government, are blocking Afghanistan from reaching the airport where they want to leave the country,” Wendy said. Sherman, second place at the US Embassy.
US diplomats and US military officials linked to the Taliban in Doha said, “We expect the Taliban to allow all American citizens, all third-country nationals and all Afghans to leave directly if they wish. Safe way and without hassle.”
The promise was not fulfilled
On the other hand, the US Secretary of State assured that the Taliban would not prevent US citizens from accessing Kabul airport.
On Tuesday, Jake Sullivan, President Joe Biden’s national security adviser, promised that fundamentalists were “ready” to secure access to Kabul airport for civilians expelled by Americans.
The rebels told the United States that “we are ready to protect the safe transportation of civilians to the airport and we intend to honor this commitment.”
However, on the way to the airport, the consultant reported that people had “retreated, been pushed back or beaten”. “We are taking it through a channel with the Taliban to solve these problems.”