A US marine walks youngsters to an evacuation flight on Tuesday at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: Sgt. Samuel Ruiz/US Marine Corps/Handout via Reuters A US marine walks youngsters to an evacuation flight on Tuesday at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: Sgt. Samuel Ruiz/US Marine Corps/Handout via Reuters
A US marine walks youngsters to an evacuation flight on Tuesday at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: Sgt. Samuel Ruiz/US Marine Corps/Handout via Reuters
Afghanistan

Joe Biden sticks with August 31 deadline to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan

  • But White House says the president ‘has asked the Pentagon and the State Department for contingency plans to adjust the timeline should that become necessary’
  • American allies including British Prime Minister Boris Johnson are reportedly in favour of postponing the pull-out date to accommodate further evacuations

Topic |   Afghanistan
A US marine walks youngsters to an evacuation flight on Tuesday at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: Sgt. Samuel Ruiz/US Marine Corps/Handout via Reuters A US marine walks youngsters to an evacuation flight on Tuesday at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: Sgt. Samuel Ruiz/US Marine Corps/Handout via Reuters
A US marine walks youngsters to an evacuation flight on Tuesday at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: Sgt. Samuel Ruiz/US Marine Corps/Handout via Reuters
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