Joe Biden warned another Kabul terror attack likely and calls mission ‘worthy’
President Joe Biden a day after an intentional attack carried out by a suicide bomber in Kabul killed 13 US service members was cautioned by military officers that another terror attack there is probable.
Biden met with his national security team to hear intelligence and diplomatic piece of information on the Afghanistan circumstance on Friday morning, before a bilateral meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in the Oval Office.
Officers in Biden’s prior meeting advised the president and VP that another terror attack in Kabul is conceivable, however that they are taking most extreme force protection measures at the Kabul airport. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said.
Psaki added that the officers advised Biden on their arrangements to attack Isis-K, the Islamic State partner accepted to be liable for Thursday’s suicide bomb attack.
President Joe Biden pays attention during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in the Oval Office
‘The president reaffirmed with the commanders his approval of all authorities they need to conduct the operation and protect our troops, and all reported back that they have the resources they believe they need to do so effectively,’ Psaki said.
In the Oval Office prior to getting into his meeting with Bennett, Biden doubled down on the evacuation mission set to proceed through the deadline or time limit of August 31
‘The mission that’s being performed is dangerous and now comes with significant loss of American personnel, but it’s a worthy mission,’ Biden said.
Bennett said that Israel remains with the US.
President Joe Biden (right) warmly greets Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett (left) in the Oval Office before their bilateral meeting
‘I want to extend our condolences for the loss of Americans service members in Kabul,’ Bennett said.
Biden’s meeting with Bennett was initially set for Thursday yet delayed a day because of the attack in Kabul.
Before the meeting was rescheduled, Bennett said he would advise Biden not to get back to the lapsed Iran nuclear deal.
Psaki during her presentation of information on Friday said ‘the next few days of this mission will be the most dangerous period to date’, referring to the retrograde.
Asked by a correspondent whether Biden looked to have those answerable for Thursday’s terror attack killed or caught, Psaki said:
‘I think he made clear yesterday that he does not want them to live on the earth anymore’.