Kabul: Impending withdrawal stresses need for “safe corridor” escape route

Reacting to the news that the last British evacuation flight out of Kabul could be as early as Tuesday, Liberal Democrat Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Layla Moran MP said: “Thousands of Afghans have been plunged into desperation by this arbitrarily set and cruel deadline for the last flight out of Kabul.

Education spokesperson Layla Moran

“They are depending on us to evacuate them safely and save them from the terror of the Taliban. Britain must not turn its back on them now.

“It is vital that the Government work with our international allies to secure a corridor of land between Kabul and an international border without delay, so there is an ongoing safe escape route out of Afghanistan.

“Scenes at Kabul airport continue to horrify the world and show it is of paramount importance that no one is left behind. A safe corridor must be established in the coming days.”

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