EU evacuates all staff except core team at Kabul airport

EU evacuates all staff from Afghanistan except core team at Kabul airport: Commission
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A European Commission spokesperson said that every member of 'staff who needed to be evacuated [has] been evacuated'.
Only a 'core' team remains at Kabul airport, according to an EU Commission spokesperson [Getty]

The European Union has evacuated all its staff from Afghanistan, apart from some officials still working at Kabul airport, a spokesperson for the executive European Commission said on Tuesday.

"All the staff who needed to be evacuated have been evacuated," he told journalists in Brussels.

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"We still have a core presence at the airport in order to manage what needs to managed, but the staff of the EU delegation and their families have all been evacuated."