Spain Offered to Evacuate EU and NATO Staff from Afghanistan
"During the telephone conversations, the minister explained to them the plans for the evacuation by Spain of Spanish and Afghan citizens who cooperated with military missions and cooperation projects over the years, as well as their families", the ministry said.
Albares also expressed the government's readiness to help the EU and NATO to remove the personnel of both organizations from Afghanistan to Spain as an entry point to the European Union.
On August 15, Taliban militants entered Kabul, then declared the "end of the war" in Afghanistan, calling it the "liberation" of the country, and raised the flag over the presidential palace in Kabul. During the talks, they expressed their reluctance to form a coalition government. The type of power and the form of government will be determined in the near future.
Representatives of the radical movement said that they would soon announce the creation of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, and also demanded the withdrawal of foreign troops from the country.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani resigned on August 15 and left the country. He called his decision a way to "avoid slaughter".