13 Ugandans evacuated from Afghanistan: gov't

Source: Xinhua| 2021-09-07 17:59:47|Editor: huaxia

KAMPALA, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Thirteen Ugandans have been evacuated from Afghanistan shortly after the Taliban took over the country, Uganda's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement issued here Monday.

The statement said Uganda is committed to assisting the evacuation of any Ugandan nationals stranded in Afghanistan who wish to return home.

Uganda has hosted 51 people evacuated from Afghanistan by the United States since power change in the Asian country.

Uganda reached an agreement with the U.S. government to host 2,000 evacuees. Enditem

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