Blinken: US in ‘Direct Contact’ With Americans Moving on Their Own to Kabul Airport

The U.S. State Department on Sunday outlined what they believe is the most effective way for Americans stranded in Kabul to reach the Afghan capital’s airport in order to get an evacuation flight home. In an interview with CBS’s “Face the Nation,” U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said making direct contact and providing guidance to U.S. citizens traveling toward Hamid Karzai International Airport on their own and board an evacuation flight out of Afghanistan is the “safest and most effective way” to get every American who wants to leave the South Asian nation safely transported to U.S.-held grounds. “The best way, the most effective way, the way I’m focused on to get folks in, again, is to be in direct contact with them and to help guide them and to give them instructions on where to go, when to go there, and then we can bring them into the airport …Read More

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