There is no deadline for Americans to leave Afghanistan.Those who have stayed there and want to come can come.There is no bar on their arrival.President Joe Biden said these things in his address to the nation on Tuesday after the complete withdrawal of American troops from Kabul.
Describing the evacuation of people in Afghanistan as unprecedented, Biden said there was no option but to leave Kabul.He said that 100 to 200 Americans are estimated to be left in Afghanistan.Those who want to come from these will also be brought back.
He said that 90 percent of American citizens wanting to come from Afghanistan have been evacuated.Those who are left will also be evacuated.He said the deadline till August 31 was for the withdrawal of troops.
Biden said that what America did in Afghanistan cannot be forgotten.In the presence of America, there was peace in Afghanistan for a long time.There was a lot of corruption in Afghanistan.Our mission was successful.We also pulled out diplomats and citizens of other countries.He also told that America has evacuated more than 1.25 million people from Afghanistan.
He said that there was chaos in Kabul after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled the country.We had to leave Afghanistan for American interests.
The US President said that the Taliban had been getting stronger since 2001.The Taliban freed five thousand commanders from prison.We had no choice but to leave Kabul.
He said that we want to move forward in a new way.Our foreign policy should be in the interest of the country.We should proceed in a democratic way.The US President also talked about continuing aid for women and children.
Biden has also warned Islamic State-Khorasan (IS-K).He said the fight against IS is yet to come.He also said that we will ensure that the soil of Afghanistan is not used against the interests of America.