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Turkey's Kabul embassy to evacuate citizens from Afghanistan

Turkey's Kabul embassy to evacuate citizens from Afghanistan

Turkish citizens to be brought back to country upon receipt of their applications.
18.08.2021 - 10:54

The Turkish embassy in Kabul announced Tuesday that it will bring back citizens to Turkey upon receiving their applications after the Taliban has taken control of Afghanistan's capital.

The embassy said on social media that it is in constant contact with Turkish citizens and that it is continuing the necessary coordination for the return of those who want to be evacuated during this process.

It announced that Turkish citizens who contact the embassy and consulate call center to leave Afghanistan will be brought to Turkey according to the order of their applications.

"It would be appropriate for our citizens to wait until they are informed, taking into account their personal safety. Our embassy and consulate call center will call, and necessary guidance will be given to our citizens who are invited for evacuation," the statement said.

The statement included the phone numbers for the embassy -- +93 79 782 82 83 and +93 79 182 79 76 -- and the consular call center -- +90 312 292 29 29.