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300 Citizens Left To Be Evacuated From Afghanistan: US Secretary Of State

Some Americans, Antony Blinken said, had called to break above the August 31 borderline (File)

Only 300 American citizens still in Afghanistan are gluttonous to leave the country, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Sunday, aloof canicule advanced of the US borderline for evacuations.

"We accept about 300 American citizens left, who accept adumbrated to us that they appetite to leave. We are actual actively alive to advice them get to the airport, get on a even and get out of Afghanistan," he told ABC.

Nearly 5,500 Americans accept been abandoned as allotment of a behemothic operation that has aureate added than 114,000 bodies from the country back the Taliban takeover.

Some Americans, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan told Fox News Sunday, had called to break above the August 31 borderline set to complete the evacuation, but he said "they are not activity to be ashore in Afghanistan."

The US has "a apparatus to get them out," Sullivan added, after elaborating.

Seeking to assure Americans and their actual allies in Afghanistan about the acutely ambiguous future, he said "The Taliban accept fabricated commitments to us...and we accept advantage to authority them to those commitments."

Sullivan did not busy about the leverage, but the United States and added countries accept arctic billions of dollars of Afghan government assets.

US admiral accept warned about continuing crisis about Kabul all-embracing airport and apprenticed bodies to break away.

An advance there Thursday claimed dozens of lives, including those of 13 American account members. US President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, were at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Sunday to accommodated the even abiding their charcoal and to action condolences to ancestors members.

But admiral warned that the final ambagious bottomward of the United States' 20-year attendance in Afghanistan could authority some of the accomplished risks.

"This is the best alarming time in an already abnormally alarming mission," Blinken said.

Sullivan told Fox News Sunday that "another advance could action at any time."

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