Washington Post published this video item, entitled “U.S. activates civilian aircrafts to help Afghanistan evacuation efforts” – below is their description.
U.S. lawmakers and Biden administration officials gave an update on the withdrawal of Americans and allies from Afghanistan on Aug. 22. Read more: https://wapo.st/3mnzKkV. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK
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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.