British media reported on the 16th local time, British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace said the same day, British troops will not return to Afghanistan. He acknowledged that the Taliban had “controlled” Afghanistan.
Ben Wallace confirmed that 370 staff and British citizens had been evacuated from Afghanistan yesterday and the day before. Britain plans to evacuate an additional 782 people in the next 24 to 36 hours.
It is reported that about 600 British soldiers have arrived in Afghanistan on the 15th local time.
The British government has previously announced that it will send soldiers to Afghanistan to help protect and evacuate British citizens in Afghanistan, a large number of embassy staff and Afghans working for The British.