Scott Morrison has provided a small glimmer of hope to the hundreds of interpreters, fixers and different assist employees who helped Australia’s army and diplomatic efforts within the warfare in Afghanistan. However how a lot is being provided?
Prime Minister Scott Morrison yesterday hinted at the potential for chartering additional business flights to convey stranded Afghan staff who labored with the Australian Defence Drive (ADF) to Australia, after media stories the federal government is contemplating re-establishing some diplomatic presence within the nation.
“The place obligatory, if we’ve got to have facilitated business flights to convey them to Australia, I do know Australians would assist that.”
It is a very small glimmer of hope to the hundreds of interpreters, fixers and different assist employees who helped Australia’s army and diplomatic efforts in the course of the 20-year battle. Final month, a collection of constitution flights led to 80 regionally engaged Afghan staff and their households to Australia. However many are nonetheless caught in Kabul, or out within the provinces, separated from household and going through loss of life threats from the Taliban.
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