Posted on: Wednesday, September 1, 2021 – 10:07 PM | Last Updated: Wednesday, September 1, 2021 – 10:07 PM
British Foreign Secretary Dominic Robb has said he will travel to areas around Afghanistan “tonight”.
During a hearing at the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday, Rob noted that Pakistan was included in the trip.
He added that although “it is important not to legalize the Taliban”, the UK wants security to remain in place.
Security for the continuation of the diplomatic presence in Afghanistan.
Meanwhile, British and Taliban officials are in talks on how to secure a “safe passage” from Afghanistan for British citizens and their allies in Afghanistan.
Downing Street (the seat of the British government) confirmed that Sir Simon Gass, the British Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for the Transformation of Afghanistan, had visited Qatar and would meet with “senior Taliban representatives” to emphasize the importance of allowing these people to leave. Afghanistan, according to the British news agency “PA Media” today “Wednesday.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Commonwealth and Development announced that it had sent 15 crisis management experts to Pakistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan to assist British diplomats in evacuating people from Afghanistan, both across the border and into the United Kingdom.
Within the next 48 hours, officers are expected to arrive with a focus on assisting British, translators and other Afghans, who have been recruited by the UK and in Afghanistan, he is considered the most vulnerable.
On the other hand, Afghans who have served in the British government and the military can move to the UK permanently, according to the Home Office.
The Daily Telegraph, on the other hand, reported that there had been secret talks between senior British intelligence officials and the Taliban in Kabul over the past two weeks.
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