Aug. 23 (CNN) — From August 23, the United States will only allow U.S. citizens, U.S. green card holders and NATO citizens to enter Kabul airport in Afghanistan, cnn reported.
The source added that many Afghans working for NATO countries, as well as Afghans applying for special U.S. immigrant visa programs, would not be able to enter the airport.
Sources said that dozens of U.S. military transport aircraft are expected to land at Kabul airport on the 23rd, about 20,000 people remain at the airport waiting to be evacuated.
Reported that the Afghan Taliban are now by checking documents to screen people trying to enter the airport. Eligible U.S. or NATO citizens can only bring immediate family members such as spouses and children to the airport.
According to statistics, from August 14 to 21, the United States has evacuated about 17,000 people from Afghanistan, including 2,500 Americans, a considerable gap from U.S. President Joe Biden’s goal of evacuating all Afghan Americans (about 10,000 to 15,000) and Afghans and their relatives (about 50,000 to 65,000) who have served the U.S.