The Polish president has condemned the suicide bomb attack on Kabul airport on Thursday that left scores of people dead and injured.
Mateusz Morawiecki made the announcement during a joint press conference with Ambassador of Afghanistan to Poland Tahir Quadiry in Warsaw on Thursday.
The Chargé d’Affaires at the US embassy in Warsaw said on Wednesday that the US was grateful for the “heroic evacuation” of over 700 people from Kabul by Poland.
Poland will evacuate 150 people from the Afghan capital Kabul following a request from Lithuania, a Polish deputy foreign minister said on Wednesday.
The last flight carrying Afghan evacuees from Kabul should take off for Poland on Wednesday night, the head of the Prime Minister's Office said on Wednesday morning.
In total, over 130 people have been evacuated from Afghanistan to Poland and there are close to 100 people at the airport in Kabul waiting to be transported, the head of the Prime Minister's Office said on Friday.
Poland on Thursday continued evacuating Poles as well as Afghans associated with its military contingent in Afghanistan from the country's Taliban-controlled capital Kabul.
The last two Polish citizens flew out of Kabul towards Uzbekistan, a deputy foreign minister has said.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said: "We have evacuated Poles, people cooperating with us, from Kabul and Afghanistan to Uzbekistan.” He added: “A Dreamliner is flying from Poland to Afghanistan to transport the first 50 people to the country."
Poland is sending three aircraft to Afghanistan to evacuate around 100 people, the head of Prime Minister's office said on Tuesday morning.
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