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SDF evacuates 14 Afghans to Pakistan 

  • August 29, 2021
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All Sunday papers reported on the finding from multiple GOJ sources that an ASDF transport plane evacuated 14 Afghans from the Kabul airport to Pakistan on Thursday at the request of the USG. Asahi wrote that this was the first time for the SDF to transport foreign nationals based on Article 84-4 of the Self-Defense Forces Law. The daily said the 14 Afghans were officials of the former Afghan government and were in danger of being persecuted if they remained in the nation.  

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