White Home is requested to guard New York Occasions, Washington Put up, WSJ journalists ‘in peril’ at Kabul airport

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Males attempt to get inside Hamid Karzai Worldwide Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan August 16, 2021.

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The writer of The Washington Put up pleaded with the White Home on Monday to have the U.S. army transfer to security greater than 200 journalists and associated individuals affiliated with the Put up, Wall Avenue Journal and New York Occasions who’re “in peril” on the Kabul airport in Afghanistan.

Put up Writer Fred Ryan requested Nationwide Safety Adviser Jake Sullivan in an “pressing request” e mail to have them moved from the civilian aspect of Hamid Karzai Worldwide Airport “to the army aspect the place they are often protected as they await evacuation flights.”

“They’re at the moment in peril and want the US authorities to get them to security,” Ryan wrote within the e mail, which he stated he was writing on behalf of the three newspapers.

Ryan wrote that there are 204 journalists, help workers and relations from the three newspapers who’re caught on the civilian aspect of the airport.

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