Aslıhan DOĞRU -TDO- Due to the escalating violence in Afghanistan in recent weeks, the French government has urged all its citizens to leave Afghanistan as soon as possible.
"Due to the evolving security situation in the country and short-term prospects, we call on all French citizens in the country to leave Afghanistan," the French Embassy said in a statement on July 13th.
"The government will organize a special flight from Kabul on the morning of July 17th to allow all French to return to the country, and there will be additional special flights. We strongly recommend that you take part in these flights," the statement said.
"He cannot ensure the safety of the French who plan to remain in Afghanistan after July 17," the embassy said in a statement.