Canada Nearly 260 threatened Afghans evacuated from Kabul by France

02:19  04 december  2021
02:19  04 december  2021 Source:   francetvinfo.fr

Afghan girl from famous cover portrait is evacuated to Italy

  Afghan girl from famous cover portrait is evacuated to Italy ROME (AP) — National Geographic magazine’s famed green-eyed “Afghan Girl” has arrived in Italy as part of the West’s evacuation of Afghans following the Taliban takeover of the country, the Italian government said Thursday. The office of Premier Mario Draghi said Italy organized the evacuation of Sharbat Gulla after she asked to be helped to leave the country. The Italian government will now help to get her integrated into life in Italy, the statement said. Gulla gained international fame in 1984 as an Afghan refugee girl, after war photographer Steve McCurry’s photograph of her, with piercing green eyes, was published on the cover of National Geographic.

A plane chartered by France has allowed to evacuate 258 people from Kabul to Doha (Qatar). They will then be repatriated to France.

  Près de 260 Afghans menacés évacués de Kaboul par la France © provided by FRANCINFO

new evacuations. A total of 258 Afghans "threatened because of their commitments" were evacuated from Kabul to Doha, Qatar, and will soon be repatriated in France, the French diplomacy said on Friday, 3 December. The device chartered by Paris "made it possible to evacuate 258 Afghan and Afghans particularly threatened at the rate of their commitments, including journalists, or their connection with France, including alumni local civilian recruitment of our armies (CPMP ", said a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Afghan girl from famous cover portrait is evacuated to Italy

  Afghan girl from famous cover portrait is evacuated to Italy Lily Collins was unsuccessful in her bid to keep some of the ensembles from 'Emily in Paris'.

Eleze French and about sixty Dutch and their beneficiaries were also evacuated by the same flight. According to Paris, "since 10 September, 110 French and their beneficiaries and 396 Afghan and Afghans to put in protection have been evacuated on 10 distinct flights organized by Qatar," adds the press release, thanking "strongly" the emirate " for its "determining assistance in the planning and realization of these complex operations". Since the fall of Kabul in August in the hands of the Taliban and the departure of the Americans, many countries have evacuated their nationals, as well as the Afghans threatened in particular for having served foreign interests in recent years.

of the medical aid sent

the fate of the employees of the French army during his operations in the country has been the subject of many polemics, their supports accusing France to have failed to have fallen. protection repugnant to give them visas. From 2001 to 2014, 770 local civilian recruitment staff (SPCPs) collaborated with the French army as interpreters, drivers or home employees in Afghanistan.

Moreover, in a communiqué common with the Doha authorities, Paris has announced that it has routed some "40 tons of medical equipment, food and supplies for the winter for international organizations in Afghanistan". French aid, consisting mainly of medical equipment for the medical institute for the mother and child in Kabul, was transported to Afghanistan via a military flight provided by Qatar.

The new paths of the migrants go through ... Switzerland .
© Philippe Huguen / AFP According to Europe 1 information, police controls have multiplied in recent days on trains from Zurich after the December 1, 41 Afghan clandestines were arrested at Lyon station. A phenomenon called atypical by the police at the borders, which demonstrates the bypass strategy of smugglers. This is the illustration of the agility of networks of smugglers that constantly adapt to the police presence to find new roads. Among them, the unsuspected that of Switzerland.

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