US, 100 other countries issue joint statement on Afghanistan Evacuation Travel Assurances
Kabul: The US and nearly 100 other countries issued a joint statement on Afghanistan Evacuation Travel Assurances by the Taliban. According to the statement, all foreign nationals, Afghans with travel authorization from the said countries would be allowed to travel outside Afghanistan safely.
- We are all committed to ensuring that our citizens, nationals and residents, employees, Afghans who have worked with us and those who are at risk can continue to travel freely to destinations outside Afghanistan.
- We have received assurances from the Taliban that all foreign nationals and any Afghan citizen with travel authorization from our countries will be allowed to proceed in a safe and orderly manner to points of departure and travel outside the country.
- We will continue issuing travel documentation to designated Afghans. We have the clear expectation of and commitment from the Taliban to travel to our respective countries.
- We note the public statements of the Taliban confirming this understanding.