Afghan refugees, fleeing the Afghan capital Kabul, exit a US air force plane upon their arrival at Pristina International airport in Kosovo on August 29. Photo: AFP Afghan refugees, fleeing the Afghan capital Kabul, exit a US air force plane upon their arrival at Pristina International airport in Kosovo on August 29. Photo: AFP
Afghan refugees, fleeing the Afghan capital Kabul, exit a US air force plane upon their arrival at Pristina International airport in Kosovo on August 29. Photo: AFP

Afghanistan: Kosovo will host Afghan evacuees who need more screening before travelling to US

  • The US will use a military camp, Bondsteel, that houses the US army near the Kosovo capital Pristina for further screening and processing, a US official said
  • Other countries have been reluctant to take evacuees who may pose security problems off US hands

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Afghan refugees, fleeing the Afghan capital Kabul, exit a US air force plane upon their arrival at Pristina International airport in Kosovo on August 29. Photo: AFP Afghan refugees, fleeing the Afghan capital Kabul, exit a US air force plane upon their arrival at Pristina International airport in Kosovo on August 29. Photo: AFP
Afghan refugees, fleeing the Afghan capital Kabul, exit a US air force plane upon their arrival at Pristina International airport in Kosovo on August 29. Photo: AFP
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