πŸ”΄ DIRECT – Afghanistan: exchange of fire at Kabul airport

Afghanistan fell to the Taliban a week ago after the collapse of government forces and the flight abroad of President Ashraf Ghani, who acknowledged their victory after a war of nearly 20 years. Follow the news of the country live, minute after minute.

8:20 a.m.

An Afghan guard was killed in an exchange of fire early Monday morning at Kabul airport, prompting the intervention of German and American forces, the German army said.

“There was an exchange of gunfire between Afghan guards and unidentified assailants at the north gate of Kabul airport. An Afghan guard was killed and three others wounded,” the German army said on his Twitter account, adding that German and American soldiers had taken part in “subsequent exchanges of fire”

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Faced with the chaos of evacuations in Kabul and under pressure from his allies, Joe Biden opened the door to keeping the soldiers there beyond the scheduled date of August 31, referring to “ongoing discussions” on the American side on this subject.

β€œThere are discussions going on between us and the military about the extension. We hope we don’t have to extend, but there will be discussions, I guess, on the status of the ‘d’ process. evacuation, declared the American president Sunday evening, whereas London announced the holding on Tuesday of a virtual summit of the G7 “for urgent discussions on Afghanistan”.

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