IN FULL: Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Afghanistan & COVID-19 | ABC News

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The Prime Minister has confirmed 26 people have been evacuated from Afghanistan on the first rescue flight out of Kabul.

Scott Morrison says it’s the first of what will be “many” flights in coming days.

The passengers included Australian citizens and Afghan nationals, and were taken to a military base in the Middle East.

The states and territories have agreed to quarantine all of those evacuated from Afghanistan above the existing arrivals cap.

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