“미국. Embassy urges U.S. citizens to leave Afghanistan immediately using available commercial flight options,” the embassy said Thursday, noting that Americans who cannot afford to purchase airline tickets should contact the embassy “for information regarding a repatriation loan.”
The embassies of Germany, France and the United Kingdom have also urged their citizens to leave Afghanistan.
Unlike an alert the US embassy issued over the weekend, Thursday’s alert also advised that “if you are a U.S. citizen and delaying your departure while you await an immigrant visa for a spouse or minor child, please contact us immediately.”
“Given the security conditions and reduced staffing, the Embassy’s ability to assist U.S. citizens in Afghanistan is extremely limited even within Kabul,” 그것은 말했다.
The State Department already advised Americans against traveling to Afghanistan “due to crime, 테러, civil unrest, 유괴, armed conflict, and COVID-19.”
“Domestic flights and ground transportation routes outside of Kabul are severely limited and subject to cancellation or closure,” Thursday’s security alert said.
CNN reported this week that State Department officials are discussing a further drawdown of US embassy personnel, according to two sources familiar with the conversations, as the Taliban continue to gain ground in Afghanistan. 4 월, K9 개를 사용하지 않기로 결정 “ordered the departure from U.S. Embassy Kabul of U.S. government employees whose functions can be performed elsewhere due to increasing violence and threat reports in Kabul.”