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Japanese embassy local staff members, others remain stranded in Afghanistan 

  • November 18, 2021
  • , Sankei
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Sankei wrote that over 100 Afghans who used to work for the Japanese Embassy in Kabul and other Japanese entities along with their relatives are still unable to leave the country for Japan due in part to delays in issuing passports for them by the Taliban government. The daily said the GOJ is set to continue efforts to bring these Afghans to Japan [in cooperation with Qatar. Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno reportedly told the press yesterday: “It goes without saying that we will support as much as possible the Afghans who have worked side by side with Japanese people.” 

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