Sluggerawards – Afghan collaborators from Kabul to Italy. Fiumicino in the early afternoon with 85 Afghans on board. Two more with an additional 150 people will take off from Kabul in the same day. Our commitment explains Defense Minister Lorenzo Guerini is work with the utmost effort to complete the evacuation plan for Afghan collaborators, activists and those exposed to danger.
The first flight with 85 people, including former Afghan collaborators and their families, will land at Fiumicino airport. The personnel on board were boarded at Kabul airport on an Air Force C130J that had taken off from Kuwait. After a technical stop, the airplane will arrive back in Kuwait where the passengers will be transferred to the KC 767 to be transported to Italy.
The commitment is maximum on the part of the Defense to evacuate those who have collaborated with Italy, or Defense Minister Lorenzo Guerini on the humanitarian transport underway from Afghanistan to bring former Afghan collaborators and their families to Italy. For the operation Aquila Omnia, planned and directed by COVI Operational Command of Vertice Interforze, that alternate between the area of operation and Italy the latter located in Kuwait, which the airlift to Kabul departs.
The mission in Afghanistan was the dilemma was to leave and see the Taliban regain control or remain in an endless war. The real question we must ask ourselves is why the forces we supported and formed have not resisted” in the face of the advance of the Taliban.
Italy at Work with the EU for a Humanitarian Solution
Italy is working with European partners for a solution to the crisis that protects human rights. Commitment to protect the Afghan citizens who have collaborated with our mission and Italy is working with European partners for a solution to the crisis, which protects human rights. The note that “Prime Minister Mario Draghi is in constant contact with the Minister of Defense, Lorenzo Guerini, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Luigi Di Maio and thanks the armed forces for the operations that are allowing to bring back to Italy our fellow citizens based in Afghanistan.
What we have seen in recent weeks has been an unpredictable military and political collapse. The Afghan political leadership has failed to find a political solution. We must have a clear assessment of what we have done, despite the considerable investment the collapse was rapid. The decision to end the mission in Afghanistan after 20 years was “a very difficult decision” for NATO, Stoltenberg said. The NATO secretary said that in any case the attention of the allies for human rights and in particular those of women and children remains alive, as well as the will to fight terrorism, but now “the priority is to evacuate people as much as possible.
The operation Aquila Omnia, planned and directed by COVI Operational Command of Vertice Interforze, commanded by General Luciano Portolano, 7 aircraft, 3 KC767s that alternate between the area of operation and Italy and 4 C130J, the latter located in Kuwait.