Joe Biden, below mounting strain to evacuate Americans from Afghanistan, has stated the US is contemplating “each means” to get individuals to Kabul airport, promising: “We are going to get you residence.”
The embattled president once more defended his choice to finish the 20-year intervention by withdrawing US forces, which resulted within the Afghan authorities’s whole capitulation to the Taliban, and denied that it harm Washington’s standing with allies.
Media stories from Kabul have described outbursts of chaos and violence by which Taliban guards refuse to let anybody, together with these with American passports, previous checkpoints close to the airport. The US embassy in Kabul has additionally instructed Americans that the federal government “can not guarantee protected passage to the airport”.
However talking on the White Home on Friday, Biden insisted: “Let me be clear. Any American who desires to come back residence, we’ll get you residence.”