US top diplomat Blinken visits Qatar in wake of Taliban takeover
Al Jazeera, 08 Sep 2021
The US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the Taliban has again promised to allow people with travel documents to depart Afghanistan freely.
On Tuesday, Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin Lloyd Austin met Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and other top Qatari officials in Doha for talks on Afghanistan.
Blinken said Washington would continue to work with Qatar and other regional partners to evacuate US citizens and vulnerable Afghans from Afghanistan.
Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Jamjoom reports from Doha, Qatar.
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