British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and US President Joe Biden agreed Monday to work together to ensure that anyone eligible to leave Afghanistan was able to do so, even after the first phase of evacuation had ended, they said. Johnson’s office.
“They discussed ongoing efforts by the UK and US to coordinate the rapid and safe evacuation of our nationals and those who previously worked with our governments from Kabul International Airport,” a Downing Street spokesperson said after the two leaders telephoned. spoken.
“Leaders agreed to continue to work together to ensure that those eligible to leave are able to leave even after the first phase of the evacuation has ended.”
Boris Johnson and Joe Biden also stressed the importance of a joint diplomatic engagement to secure progress in Afghanistan and avoid a humanitarian crisis, the statement said.
“They pledged to stimulate international action, including through the G7 and the UN Security Council, to stabilize the situation, support the Afghan people and work towards an inclusive and representative Afghan government,” the spokesperson added.