France to start evacuation of first nationals from Afghan capital since Kabul fell
France will start the evacuation of French nationals from Kabul to a base in the United Arab Emirates by Monday evening, France’s defence minister, Florence Parly said on Monday.
Parly revealed to France Info Monday that there are a few dozen French residents to be cleared from Afghanistan, strategic faculty just as nationals from NGOs.
She added that they are doing everything to work with a re-visitation of France for every one of the individuals who are willing and ready to get themselves to Kabul air terminal.
“There are several dozen French citizens to be evacuated from Afghanistan, diplomatic personnel as well as nationals from NGOs,”
“We are doing everything to facilitate a return to France for all those who are willing and able to get themselves to Kabul airport,”
Parly said France intends to empty French residents and “that load of individuals who are under our protection.”
Two French military planes will be utilized for the departure. The planes will be supported by French officers who are positioned in the UAE.
The French nationals will then, at that point be moved to the city by other military planes in the wake of showing up at the airbase.
President Emmanuel Macron is set location France on Afghanistan at 2 p.m. ET.