Afghanistan: NATO says ‘Taliban must respect the safe departure of those who wish to leave’

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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says NATO’s focus right now ‘is to ensure the safe departure of personnel from allied and partner countries and of the Afghans who have helped us.’

He added that parts of Afghan security forces fought bravely ‘but they were unable to secure the country.’

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