Afghanistan: US regime to evacuate natives who assisted occupation forces

Source: The Hill

“The United States is formally launching ‘Operation Allies Refuge’ to evacuate Afghans who helped U.S. troops during the 20-year war and are facing threats to their life from the Taliban, the Biden administration announced Wednesday. Flights out of Afghanistan for those who are already in the process of obtaining Special Immigrant Visas (SIVs) will start in the last week of July, a senior administration official said in a statement. No further details on when the evacuations will start will be released, the statement said, citing ‘operational security.'” (07/14/21)