France says its evacuation operation from Kabul is finished

France says its evacuation operation from Kabul is finished By Qatar Day - August 28, 2021

A plane carrying people who have been evacuated from Afghanistan is seen on the tarmac at Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle airport after Taliban insurgents entered Afghanistan's capital Kabul, near Paris, France, August 18, 2021. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier

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France has finished its evacuation operation from Afghanistan's capital, Defence Minister Florence Parly said on Twitter on Friday.

She said France would continue to help those who need protection to depart Afghanistan. During the operation, nearly 3,000 people, including more than 2,600 Afghans, had been brought to France, Parly said.

By Qatar Day - August 28, 2021

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