Denmark evacuates staff from the embassy in Kabul

The Danish authorities have decided to evacuate personnel from their embassy in Kabul.

As reported by TV2, Danish Foreign Minister Japp Kofod said this at a press conference.

“We must take the necessary steps. This is what we are doing now. I would like to emphasize that the safety of our employees, seconded and local, is of the highest priority, “he said.

He also added that the country’s authorities urge all Danes who are in Afghanistan to leave the country immediately.

Earlier it was reported that the United States is negotiating with members of the radical Taliban * to ensure that they will not attack the American Embassy if Kabul is captured.

* “Taliban” – the organization was recognized as terrorist by the decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation dated 02.14.2003.