The world has been talking about images of Kabul airport for days …
With the Taliban entering the country’s capital on Sunday, thousands of civilians flocked to the airport, the city’s only gateway to the outside.
The hopeful wait at the airport is over for 640 Afghans, and the US Air Force’s C-17 cargo plane took off from Kabul airport, where it landed to pick up US personnel , also taking away Afghan civilians.
According to information from the British Daily Mail, 640 Afghans boarded the cargo plane with a capacity of 150 people. In other words, the plane took off with civilians, about 4.5 times its capacity.
While the incredible images taken inside the plane did not make world headlines for days, US authorities have confirmed the incident but have given no information on the location. where the plane was carrying civilians.
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The claim that shocked the world once again came from Russia this time around. Al Jazeera and Yahoo News reported that the plane flew to Qatar. However, Russia has made a different claim regarding the plane’s route.
The Institute for Russian Studies claimed that the cargo plane took Afghans to Uganda.
In the statement, the first group of more than 400 Afghan refugees to arrive in Uganda said they had started to settle in the country and were unaware that Afghans had been taken to Uganda. People who tried to get on the plane at the risk of their lives thought they were being taken to the United States because they were on an American plane.
UGANDA ANNOUNCES IT WILL ACCEPT 2,000 AFGAN REFUGEES
Uganda has announced that it will temporarily accept 2,000 Afghan refugees at the request of the United States.
According to information from The Daily Monitor, Esther Anyakun, the Minister of State for Aid, Disasters and Refugees, announced that the US government, at the request of President Yoweri Museveni, had decided to temporarily house 2000 Afghan refugees in their country.
Claiming that those who come to the country will be moved to another location by the United States, Anyakun said the first convoy of 500 people is expected to arrive in the country on August 16, but they have yet to reach the country.
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Anyakun said all expenses of refugees during their stay will be covered by the US government.
With this decision, Uganda became the first African country to accept Afghan refugees.
THE TALIBAN PROCESS TO DOMINATE THE COUNTRY
As part of the peace agreement reached between the United States and the Taliban in February 2020, the process of withdrawing international forces from Afghanistan began this year.
While the agreement stipulated not to attack foreign forces, it did not provide for the actions of the Taliban against the Afghan security forces.
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Continuing negotiations with the Afghan government in Doha, the Taliban have simultaneously dominated many districts and provincial centers in Afghanistan with heavy attacks since June.
Besieging the capital Kabul, the Taliban took control of the city without conflict after President Ashraf Ghani left the country on August 15.