More than 18,000 people have been evacuated from Kabul airport since the Taliban took over the Afghanistan capital, a NATO official told Reuters on Friday.
“However, crowds continued to throng outside the airport, desperate to flee, said the official, who declined to be identified,” reports Reuters.
The Taliban took over Kabul on Sunday.
On August 18, six Georgian citizens were brought home from Afghanistan. They were employed by an American company, and left for Georgia on a Hungarian flight. The President of Georgia Salome Zurabishvili expressed her gratitude towards Hungary for the evacuation of 6 Georgian citizens from Kabul.
However, 11 more Georgian citizens employed in a Canadian company remain in Kabul.