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White Home requested to guard journalists at Kabul airport

Males attempt to get inside Hamid Karzai Worldwide Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan August 16, 2021.

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The writer of The Washington Submit pleaded with the White Home on Monday to have the U.S. navy transfer to security greater than 200 journalists and associated folks affiliated with the Submit, Wall Road Journal and New York Occasions who’re “in peril” on the Kabul airport in Afghanistan.

Submit Writer Fred Ryan requested Nationwide Safety Adviser Jake Sullivan in an “pressing request” e mail to have them moved from the civilian aspect of Hamid Karzai Worldwide Airport “to the navy aspect the place they are often secure as they await evacuation flights.”

“They’re at present in peril and wish the US authorities to get them to security,” Ryan wrote within the e mail, which he mentioned he was writing on behalf of the three newspapers.

Afghan folks sit as they wait to depart the Kabul airport in Kabul on August 16, 2021, after a stunningly swift finish to Afghanistan’s 20-year struggle, as hundreds of individuals mobbed town’s airport making an attempt to flee the group’s feared hardline model of Islamist rule.

Wakil Kohsar | AFP | Getty Photographs

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