As US military leaves Kabul, many Americans, Afghans remain

Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie, head of U.S. Central Command, gave reporters an overview of the last hours of the military pullout, the number of remaining American citizens and the steps the military took to avoid their equipment to fall into Taliban hands.

“Simply because we have left, that doesn’t mean the opportunities for both Americans that are in Afghanistan that want to leave and Afghans who want to leave, they will not be denied that opportunity,”

– Marine General Frank McKenzie

The US embassy in Kabul will be closed for the foreseeable future and American diplomats will be based in Doha.

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