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Spain deports 160 more Afghans via Pakistan

Madrid (AP) – SpainThe Defense Ministry has completed the evacuation of another 160 Afghans who were initially left behind after the Taliban took over Afghanistan.

The new group adds 83 people. Spain He flew to an airport near Madrid on Monday.

The mission succeeded in evacuating Afghan workers and their families before they could cross into Pakistan, the defense ministry said. Spain.

Spain During an airlift operation in August, it launched a mission to evacuate workers who could not leave Afghanistan when it evacuated about 2,200 Hispanics and Afghans through Kabul airport.

Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Alborz visited both Pakistan and Qatar last month to seek help in evacuating more Afghan workers.

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