Latvia to help evacuate eight Afghan citizens

Latvia will help eight Afghan citizens and their families to evacuate from the country, Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs (New Unity) said on Twitter August 19.

He said that the Latvian Foreign Ministry and Defense Ministry have identified Afghan citizens who helped the Latvian Armed Forces in the NATO operations.

"Work with associates is ongoing to evacuate them and their families from Afghanistan," Rinkēvičs wrote.

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