All Swedish embassy staff has been evacuated out of Kabul

Ann LindePhoto: Anders Wiklund / TT NYHETSBYRÅN / NTB

On Monday morning, Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde stated that all deployed personnel at the Swedish embassy in Kabul had been evacuated out of Afghanistan.

Linde confirmed the evacuation of 19 employees to Doha in Qatar at a press conference on Monday morning. 

The United States assisted the evacuation operation of the Swedish embassy staff with a helicopter.

Foreign Minister Linde noted the authorities are working to bring out local employees and their families but added that there are still many obstacles that need to be resolved.

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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