18 August 2021 Uzbekistan Airlines told the media that from the 19th, the capital Tashkent Airport No. 3 will be temporarily closed to assist Germany to evacuate related personnel from Afghanistan.
Upon arrival in Uzbekistan, the evacuees will be placed in the airport transit transit area and will then be transferred to a third country on a civilian flight, the airline said. In addition, flights affected by the closure of Tashkent III airport will be diverted to karimov International Airport in the capital.
According to the Interfax news agency reported that as of the morning of the 18th local time, the German Ministry of Defense under the military aircraft has been evacuated from Afghanistan more than 260 people, including German, Afghan and other EU citizens.