Kabul Airport Description From Germany
Referring to the evacuation operations, Foreign Minister Maas said that they are in contact with Ankara and Washington.
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas evaluated the evacuation operations carried out from the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, which is under the control of the Taliban.
Making a statement in Berlin, Maas drew attention to the importance of the airport continuing its activities after August 31, the date when the US troops will withdraw.
“WE ARE IN NEGOTIATION WITH THE USA AND TURKEY”
Maas said that they are in talks with Turkey and the United States so that Kabul Airport can continue its civil aviation activities and military evacuation operations.
The German minister said, “We are in talks with the USA, Turkey and other countries about the continuation of Kabul Airport’s activities. This issue also requires talks with the Taliban before the withdrawal of US forces.” said.
Pointing out that he met with the foreign ministers of Pakistan, India, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, Maas said, “We will give visas to local personnel who can pass to these countries more quickly and easily. We will establish the right of residence for all local employees and other endangered persons on our lists.” used the phrases.
Maas added that they will increase the capacity of visa departments in Islamabad, New Delhi and Tashkent.