Joe Biden states Kabul evacuation as ‘most difficult in history’

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Shivani Pandey-

Published on: August 21, 2021, at 09:45 IST

The United States President Joe Biden on Friday stated that he could not guarantee the ultimate outcome of the emergency evacuation that is being carried out from Kabul’s Airport and named it as the most ‘difficult’ Airlift Operations carried out ever in history.

“This is one of the largest, most difficult airlifts in history and I cannot promise what the final outcome will be,” Biden stated in a televised address from the White House.

The President stated that the United States forced had airlifted 13,000 People out of Afghanistan since August 14 and 18,000 since July. The ones evacuated include family members of US Citizen, Special Immigration Visa (SIV) applicants, their immediate families and vulnerable Afghans.

Joe Biden’s personal approval rating fell 7 percentage points in an Ipsos/Reuters poll as announced on Monday, to 46% from 53%, the week earlier. This is the lowest rating of Joe Biden in the Ipsos/Reuters weekly poll so far that came during the collapse of the Afghanistan Government, return of the Taliban and the evacuation crisis that played out in front of the whole World.

Joe Biden defending his Pullout decision and said that the chaotic scenes that unfolded at the Kabul Airport were an inexorable outcome.

Biden has assured to Pullout all Americans from Afghanistan even if it meant staying in Afghan territory beyond the deadline of August 31.


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