US withdrawal leaves situation no more under control: Emmanuel Macron

Macron said that he cannot guarantee the success due to the security situation is not under control

French President Emmanuel Macron said in Dublin on Thursday that the United States decision to not extend the deadline of August 31 for withdrawing from Afghanistan has put "all of us in a situation which is no more under control."

 

According to a report by Xinhua news agency, Macron made the remarks at a joint press conference with Micheal Martin, the Irish Prime Minister during his one-day working visit to Dublin.

 

Macron said that he would rather not use the word of "betrayal," when was asked if the United States and its allies have betrayed their moral responsibility following Washington's decision.

 

Emmanuel Macron said that it is not safe for other nations to continue to carry out evacuations effectively due to the United States decision.

 

President said, "We want to work hard and well until the very last minute to do the maximum operations, and be sure of the security and safety of our people."

 

The President said that France has so far evacuated of 2,600 people including some 2,000 Afghan citizens at risk and the evacuation of numerous is still ongoing.

 

Macron further added that he cannot guarantee that if they will be successful due to the security situation is not under control.

 

The French President Emmanuel Macron arrived on Thursday morning in Dublin .

 

President Macron was first welcomed by Irish President Michael Higgins before a meeting with Martin at the Government Buildings to discussed issues of common concern apart from the Afghanistan issue.

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