Live UpdateFrom the Liveblog of Sunday, August 15, 2021
Blinken says US embassy staff being moved from Kabul to airport
US embassy staff in Kabul are being moved to the airport as Taliban forces advance on the Afghan capital, Secretary of State Antony Blinken says.
“It’s why we had forces on hand to make sure we could do this in a safe and orderly fashion. The compound itself, folks are leaving there and going to the airport,” Blinken tells ABC.