Defense Minister Shoigu spoke about the evacuation of citizens of Russia and the CSTO from Afghanistan. “I will knock on wood, I hope it will end, in general it is normal, because in such operations the word is unacceptable,” he said.
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu spoke about the operation to evacuate citizens of Russia and the CSTO from Afghanistan. The order to save people from the capital of the country seized by the Taliban * was given personally by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
We are talking about four planes of the Russian Ministry of Defense sent to Afghanistan the other day. They took citizens of Russia and other CSTO countries from Kabul. Also, the seats were requested by the citizens of Ukraine, but they never showed up for the flight.
I will knock on wood, I hope it will end, in general it is normal, because in such operations the word successful is unacceptable. It will end fine. We will fulfill our task
– said Shoigu in an exclusive interview with YouTube channel SolovyovLive.
Recall that after the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, the Taliban seized the country as soon as possible. After the capture of the country’s capital, Kabul airport became the only way to evacuate.
* The Taliban, the Taliban are a terrorist organization whose activities are prohibited in Russia.
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