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EU foreign ministers gather urgent session due to situation in Afghanistan

Source : 112 Ukraine

The safety and welfare of Afghan citizens and international security are in danger
19:00, 16 August 2021

EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs
AP

The EU calls for an urgent session of Foreign Ministers. Josep Borrell, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy reported that on Twitter.

According to the official, the safety and welfare of Afghan citizens and international security are in danger.

Related: Taliban celebrates, people flee, US shrug shoulders: Brief guide to situation in Afghanistan

On Sunday, Taliban movement fighters captured Afghanistan; president Ashraf Ghani left the country "to avoid bloodshed", as he put it. Hundreds of thousand of citizens decided to flee the country. However, the Talibs took control over the state border, and the only way to leave Afghanistan is Kabul airport. People in panic are trying to board the first plane they can catch.

Related: Over 70 Ukrainians want to leave Afghanistan

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