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White House confirms it plans to evacuate 18,000 Afghans who worked with the U.S. in Afghanistan

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 28 days ago

Cover picture for the articleThe White House has informed some lawmakers that it plans to evacuate approximately 18,000 Afghans who worked for the U.S. as translators. These Afghans will be able to leave Afghanistan to be temporarily relocated to a yet-to-be-named third country or territory for their own safety, as the Taliban begins to retake more districts during the phased withdrawal of American troops, which President Biden has said will be completed by September 11.

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