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25 Additional Irish Citizens Evacuated From Afghanistan.

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It brings to 88 the number of Irish citizens who've now been evacuated from the country since the Taliban takeover.

The Minister for Foreign Affairs has confirmed 25 additional Irish citizens have been successfully evacuated from Afghanistan.

The 15 citizens and 10 dependents travelled from Kabul to Qatar late last night on a specially organised flight.

It brings to 88 the number of Irish citizens who've now been evacuated from the country since the Taliban takeover.https:/twitter.com/simoncoveney/status/1445877682252701696?s=20

Minister Simon Coveney says it was a significant operation:

Minister Coveney, says the evacuation's a huge relief

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