“It is mathematically impossible,” Borrell said in a telephone interview with Agence France-Presse, in which he emphasized that “the problem” is “getting to the airport.” [devido às] Control and security measures by the Americans,” which are “very strong.”
“We complained, we asked them to show more flexibility, because we can’t reach our people,” Borrell added.
The EU delegation in Kabul includes about 400 Afghan officials and their families, and they were promised help to get out of the country, but so far only 150 people have arrived in Madrid, the place chosen to receive these officials.
“These are the working staff, but the number of Afghans who have worked with us in the past 20 years is much higher,” the official added, explaining that one of the airports is not in use.
“In Kabul there are two airports. The civilian airport is in the hands of the Taliban and has no departures. The Americans control the military airport. The planes take people up on the asphalt. On the plane that arrived in Madrid today, a third of the passengers were Americans.”
He pointed out that Europe “does not have a military capacity to occupy and ensure control of the military airport, and the Taliban will take control” when 6000 American and British soldiers leave the airport on August 31, advancing, stressing the need to speak. For the Taliban to be able to capture people.
“If you want to take your ‘people’, you have to talk to the Taliban, everyone is looking for an agreement with the Taliban, and we have contacts with the Taliban, but not with their leadership, and this is different from the recognition of the regime.”
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