Waiting for US signal to take over Kabul airport: Taliban

A Taliban official says he is waiting for the final signal from the Americans to take full control of Kabul airport, the capital of Afghanistan.

This was stated by the Taliban official while talking to a foreign news agency.

The Taliban official added that the Taliban and US forces intend to hand over control of Kabul Airport immediately.

The Taliban official also said that the Taliban’s technical team and engineers were ready to take control of the airport.

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Earlier, a Western security official said in a statement that the withdrawal of US forces from Kabul airport had entered its final phase.

A Western security official said 1,000 people inside Kabul airport were still awaiting evacuation.

The Western security official also said that the crowd outside the Kabul airport had decreased after the new warning of a terrorist attack.