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Taliban trying to provide ‘smooth exit’ for people fleeing Kabul

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The Taliban are making progress in forming a government in Afghanistan and ensuring security across the country since taking the capital Kabul last weekend, a Taliban official said on Saturday.

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He said security risks could not be ruled out at Kabul airport where thousands gather each day trying to leave.

The Taliban are “aiming to improve the situation and provide a smooth exit” at the airport over the weekend, he said.

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