Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Afghanistan rescue mission and NSW COVID disaster | 7NEWS

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced there will be 300 visas for Afghans, after the Taliban took control of the country. He also discussed the unravelling COVID disaster in NSW.

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