Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Biden Says U.S. Has Evacuated 70,700 People From Kabul Since Aug. 14” – below is their description.
President Joe Biden rebuffed calls from international allies and members of Congress to keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan past his Aug. 31 deadline, saying the U.S. is confident it will complete evacuations by then.
During a virtual Group of Seven meeting on Tuesday, Biden said that the U.S. is “on pace to finish by August 31st,” said White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki in a Tuesday statement.
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Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north; and China to the northeast.
Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. The population is around 32 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks.
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