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US to send troops to evacuate embassy staff from Afghanistan

Israel National News reports: “The United States said on Thursday it will send troops to evacuate embassy staff from Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan amid a rapid Taliban advance across the country, AFP reports.

The announcement came hours after Afghan troops abandoned the country’s third largest city — Herat — to the insurgents.

‘We are further reducing our civilian footprint in Kabul in light of the evolving security situation,’ US State Department spokesman Ned Price was quoted as having told reporters, while noting the embassy would remain open…”

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