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UAE accepts Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, family under 'humanitarian considerations'

The statement carried by the UAE's state-run news agency did not say where Ashraf Ghani was in the country.

Published: 18th August 2021 07:30 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th August 2021 09:52 PM   |  A+A-

Ashraf Ghani

Ashraf Ghani (File Photo | AP)

By Associated Press

KABUL: The United Arab Emirates says it has accepted Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his family for 'humanitarian considerations.'

Ghani fled Afghanistan just as the Taliban approached Kabul.

The statement carried by the UAE's state-run WAM news agency on Wednesday did not say where Ghani was in the country.

It quoted the country's Foreign Ministry in a one-sentence statement.

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