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US Defense Secretary: We accomplished the last mission

The US Secretary of Defense, Lloyd Austin, confirmed that the 15-day evacuation of the Afghan Kabul Airport was a huge achievement for the US military and allied armies.
“We have completed the historic evacuation operation in Afghanistan and the last mission in America’s longest war,” Austin said, in today’s remarks.
He confirmed that 6000 Americans were evacuated from Kabul and more than 124,000 civilians.
Austin explained that the upcoming evacuation efforts will be led by US diplomacy, after the end of the military mission.
The US Secretary stressed that Washington will do everything in its power to confront the “ISIS-Khorasan” organization in Afghanistan, and hold it accountable for what it did.

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