G7 discusses Afghanistan, Taliban say evacuation deadline stays

G7 discusses Afghanistan, Taliban say evacuation deadline stays

G7 discusses Afghanistan, Taliban say evacuation deadline stays — — -Brussels (Brussels Morning) As G7 leaders met to discuss the situation in Afghanistan on Tuesday, the Taliban announced the 31 August evacuation deadline would not be moved.

Three US officials noted that Washington accepted the Pentagon’s recommendation to withdraw troops from Afghanistan by the end of the month, but pointed out that the decision depends on whether the Taliban cooperate with the US on evacuations, according to Reuters reporting on Tuesday.