The US (US) State Division distance itself from former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s declare that 10-15,000 Pakistanis had joined the Taliban assault on Kabul, reported Dawn.
US State Division spokesperson Ned Worth, when requested to touch upon Ghani’s declare, stated, “I’m simply not ready to touch upon that, to substantiate these experiences.”
“If we have now something extra, we’ll present it,” stated Worth when requested if he would touch upon one other declare that the Taliban forces now in Kabul embody overseas troops.
“We’re enormously grateful to the massive community of nations which have offered vital help for our evacuation efforts,” stated Beneath Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland.
Praising the international locations, she named Pakistan, Kuwait, Qatar, Turkey, and the UAE among the many international locations that supported the evacuation. She additionally named America’s key European allies – Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and others – “who’ve helped transit People and others to security”.
“Our shut coordination with our allies and companions stays vital each on evacuation and relocation, but additionally as we start to scope our ongoing relationship with the Afghan individuals and with the Taliban,” she stated.