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U.K. Pushes For U.S. Deadline Extension As It Evacuates British Citizens, Afghan Allies

The United Kingdom is pushing the United States to extend its evacuation deadline from Afghanistan beyond August 31.

Here & Now‘s Celeste Headlee checks in with NPR’s Frank Langfitt in London for the latest reaction to the Taliban’s takeover.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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