Joe Biden said US armament accept airlifted 13,000 bodies out of Afghanistan back August 14. (File)
US Admiral Joe Biden said Friday he could not agreement the aftereffect of emergency evacuations from Kabul, calling it one of the best difficult airlift operations ever, but added he would activate "every resource" to repatriate Americans.
"This is one of the largest, best difficult airlifts in history," Biden said in a televised abode from the White House, highlighting the alarming elements of analogous a accumulation aborticide while actuality amidst by Taliban forces, who took over the Afghan basic on Sunday.
"I cannot affiance what the final aftereffect will be, or... that it will be afterwards accident of loss," he said of the anarchic avenue from Afghanistan afterwards about 20 years of war and rebuilding.
"But as administrator in chief, I can assure you that I will activate every ability necessary" to conduct a absolute evacuation, Biden added.
"Let me be clear: Any American who wants to appear home, we will get you home."
The admiral said US armament accept airlifted 13,000 bodies out of Afghanistan back August 14, and 18,000 back July, with bags added abandoned on clandestine allotment flights facilitated by the US government.
Earlier this year, Biden -- architecture on his antecedent Donald Trump's 2020 alarm for a abandonment from Afghanistan -- imposed a borderline of August 31 for a abounding exit.
Asked whether he could get all Americans out by that rapidly abutting date, Biden said he aimed to, but warned he would not additional assumption the acumen of aggressive commanders on the ground.
"I anticipate we can get it done by then, but we're activity to accomplish that acumen as we go," he said.
Biden said this anniversary he had believed it was absurd to leave Afghanistan "without anarchy ensuing" -- a book that has played out in contempo canicule with bags of Afghans, including abounding who formed as translators or contrarily aided US operations, bottleneck alfresco the gates of Kabul airport.
He additionally said his administering has been in "constant contact" with the Taliban to alike and facilitate the safe aborticide of US personnel.
With the accidental retreat authoritative all-around headlines, Biden fatigued he has apparent "no catechism of believability from our allies about the world" apropos the conduct of the American withdrawal, abacus US armament were in abutting operational acquaintance with NATO on the aborticide operation.
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