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‘One of the biggest airlifts in history’: Biden lauds US evacuation from Afghanistan

US airlift of more than 120,000 people from Afghanistan “extraordinary success”, said Joe Biden (File)

Washington:

President Joe Biden called the US airlift of more than 120,000 people from Afghanistan an “extraordinary success”, a day after the last US troops left the country on Tuesday.

“We just completed one of the biggest airlifts in history,” Biden said.

“No nation has ever done anything like this in its entire history; only the United States had the ability and the will and ability to do it,” he said.

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