Very Dominic Rab what Ben WallaceThe British Foreign Minister and the Secretary of Defense have dealt with their American counterparts to prevent the American contingent protecting the Kabul Airport and surrounding areas from staying after August 31.That’s the deadline Joe Biden Set up for his army to leave the country. For all those who remain in Afghanistan, this day is too close for Britain to evacuate.
Before the U.S. government turned a deaf ear to it, Prime Minister U.K Boris Johnson It has been decided to convene an urgent G7 meeting next Tuesday, with only one item on the agenda: Afghanistan and the Taliban.
“It is vital that the international community work together to ensure a safe evacuation, prevent humanitarian crises, and support the Afghan people to ensure the achievements of the past 20 years,” Johnson wrote on his Twitter account before the White House meeting. A few minutes confirmed this. “The leaders will discuss the continuation of our close coordination in Afghan politics and the evacuation of our citizens, the brave Afghans and other vulnerable Afghans who have been with us for the past two decades.”
I will convene leaders of the Group of Seven on Tuesday for emergency talks on the situation in Afghanistan. It is vital that the international community work together to ensure a safe evacuation, prevent humanitarian crises, and support the Afghan people to achieve the results of the past 20 years.
-Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson) August 22, 2021
Secretary of Defense, Ben WallaceAnd the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dominic RabAccording to the British government, 900 British troops will not be able to continue to be stationed in Kabul due to the absence of the support of the 6,000 American soldiers involved in the evacuation mission, and negotiations with the American authorities have begun to expand their presence in the country.
In this sense, Wallace stated on the same Sunday that “no country can let everyone leave on time.” “If the calendar set by the United States is maintained till the end,” he added, “there will be no time for as many waiting people as possible to leave there.”
Russia and China
Similarly, the situation in Afghanistan will be discussed during the next summit. Collective Security Treaty Organization (OTSC) and Shanghai Cooperation Organization (OCS), as the Russian Foreign Minister proposed this Sunday, Sergei Lavrov, In the comments collected by the Russian official news agency Sputnik.
“The virtual summit of the Collective Security Treaty Organization will be held tomorrow (Monday); another summit that has been held in person will be held in September. The SCO summit will mainly focus on the security of member states. Incident,” Lavrov explained during a meeting with senior officials of the United Russia Party, accompanied by the Russian President, Vladimir Putin.
The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) currently includes Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, and Tajikistan, while today’s Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) includes eight countries: China, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. It should be noted that Afghanistan is an observer of the latter.