With the entry of the Taliban into the capital Kabul and the declaration that they had taken control of the country, great chaos began to be experienced in Afghanistan. Afghan citizens, who did not want to live under the Taliban regime and were trying to flee the country, flocked to Kabul airport and the images that broke the hearts of those who saw it came out.
Families with young children and infants are among those most keen to leave Afghanistan. Parents, who have no visas or documents to withdraw from the country, try to hand their babies over to foreign soldiers over barbed wire at the airport in order to save their children, even if they cannot escape . In doing so, the Afghans, who don’t care about warning shots, are trying to save their children at the cost of their lives, trying to throw the children over the wall in a very dangerous way.
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In one of those frightening moments, the scene where a father hands his crying little baby to an American soldier was videotaped by someone at the scene of the crime, and this image has been shared multiple times on the social networks and global television for days and went viral.
As the gender of the baby was announced to be a girl, it turned out that the person who picked it up from the wall was a soldier from the 24th Naval Battalion. When the image became the center of attention around the world, a statement on the subject came from the Pentagon. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby announced that the baby, taken away by the US military, was ill and had been returned to his father after treatment and was in good condition.
CLOSE TO 2 THOUSAND PEOPLE OF AFGHANISTAN OF UZBEKISTAN
In the statement made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan, it was stated that Uzbekistan is cooperating closely with many countries for the evacuation of its citizens in Afghanistan, in accordance with the request of foreign countries, and in this framework, it is in cooperation with Germany, Russia, the United States, Switzerland, Austria, Denmark, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and Kazakhstan. It was noted that the cooperation covered the use of the airport, flight permits in the airspace and the provision of technical and logistical services related to landing and take-off.
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As part of the agreement between the parties, it was reported that the evacuation of foreign countries and Afghan citizens through Uzbekistan is continuing, and in this context, it was shared that 1,982 people have been evacuated. from Afghanistan via Uzbekistan in the last few days.
In the statement, it was stated that work had been carried out with representatives of the Taliban to ensure the safety of the lives of Afghan citizens who had crossed the Uzbek-Afghan border illegally, and that 150 Afghan citizens had been voluntarily returned to their country. of origin as a result of the agreement reached with the Taliban to prevent all forms of violence, oppression and persecution against these people. It was reported that these persons, whose safety was guaranteed, were returned to their homes after the necessary official procedures had been carried out in their country.
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After the Taliban took control, many Afghan citizens migrated to Uzbekistan, and some countries, including Germany and Switzerland, began to evacuate Afghans and their own citizens from Afghanistan via Uzbekistan.