Britain tells nationals to leave Afghanistan immediately

7/8/2021 7:42:00 AM

Britain tells nationals to leave Afghanistan immediately

Britain tells nationals to leave Afghanistan immediately

LONDON: Britain has warned all UK nationals in Afghanistan to leave the country immediately due to the \u0022worsening security situation\u0022 as fighting intensifies. The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office on Friday (Aug 6) updated its website to advise against all travel to Afghanistan. \u0022All B

LONDON: Britain has warned all UK nationals in Afghanistan to leave the country immediately due to the"worsening security situation" as fighting intensifies.The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office on Friday (Aug 6) updated its website to advise against all travel to Afghanistan.

"All British nationals in Afghanistan are advised to leave now by commercial means. If you are still in Afghanistan, you are advised to leave now by commercial means because of the worsening security situation," it said.The foreign office warned Britons not to rely on it for emergency evacuation, saying the assistance it could provide was"extremely limited".

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The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office on Friday (Aug 6) updated its website to advise against all travel to Afghanistan. "All British nationals in Afghanistan are advised to leave now by commercial means. These come at a time when the United States is on the verge of completing its military withdrawal there, eager to exit a 20-year war costing hundreds of billions of dollars yet left Taliban militants undiminished. If you are still in Afghanistan, you are advised to leave now by commercial means because of the worsening security situation," it said. Britain won with 78 points with Denmark duo Amalie Dideriksen and Julie Leth way back on 35 points. The foreign office warned Britons not to rely on it for emergency evacuation, saying the assistance it could provide was"extremely limited". Meanwhile, the Afghan security forces – chiefly supported by the US – are struggling to contain violent offensives. The warning comes after the Taliban launched a major offensive to coincide with the withdrawal of US-led foreign forces after nearly two decades of conflict. Players and team staff of Britain celebrate winning their match for bronze.

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