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UK getting 1,000 out a day from Afghanistan, interior minister says

FILE PHOTO: News conference on the ongoing situation with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in London

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain has managed to remove around 1,000 people a day from Afghanistan after the Taliban seized control of the country, interior minister Priti Patel said on Wednesday.

“We have been getting out approximately 1,000 people, so far, a day,” she told BBC TV.

“We’re still bringing out British nationals… and those Afghan nationals who are part of our locally employed scheme.”

(Reporting by James Davey; writing by Kate Holton)

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