数週間のタリバンの嫌がらせの後、アフガニスタンに閉じ込められたサンディエゴのカップルが米国に戻る, ダレル・アイサは言う

“これはお祝いの原因であり、非常に困難な条件下でのほぼ無数の労働時間の結果です,” 一茶は彼のウェブサイトに投稿されたリリースで言った. “私たちのチームは単にあきらめません, and today it paid off and we got them home. While we have made extraordinary progress, but we’re not stopping until everyone comes home.

The names of the couple, both in their 80s, were being withheld because of safety concerns since they still have family in Afghanistan, according to his office.

Issa’s office began helping the couple logistically after their granddaughter, Zuhal, contacted his office to tell him they had been repeatedly stopped by the Taliban at airport checkpoints for weeks. Her last name was also withheld for safety reasons.

His office didn’t detail how the couple got out of the country.

Taliban personnel stand beside a plane at the airport in Kabul, アフガニスタン, 木曜日, 9月. 9, 2021. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

Taliban personnel stand beside a plane at the airport in Kabul, アフガニスタン, 木曜日, 9月. 9, 2021. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue) (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

REP. ISSA ANNOUNCES 2 SAN DIEGO FAMILIES SUCCESSFULLY FREED FROM AFGHANISTAN

The couple is among 33 San Diegans Issa has helped get out of the country since the U.S. withdrew forces and the Taliban took over, インクルード リリース 前記.

Among them were six families from San Diego’s El Cajon neighborhood who had traveled to the country in the spring to visit relatives.

One family who has students enrolled in the Cajon Valley Union School District remains stuck in Afghanistan. El Cajon, east of San Diego, has a large refugee population.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken told Congress this week that about 100 我ら. citizens remain in the country and want to leave. Rescue groups and lawmakers believe the number could be higher.

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