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27th Jan 2022

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Taliban killings dampen French embassy idea

The leaders of 21 countries and the EU said Sunday they were "deeply concerned" over alleged killings and "enforced disappearances" of former, pro-Western security personnel by the the Taliban in Afghanistan. France also evacuated over 250 at-risk Afghan nationals on Friday, while French president Emmanuel Macron said Saturday "several European countries" were looking for a "common location [embassy] ... which would allow our ambassadors to be present," in Kabul.

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