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Johnson praises British troops after UK wraps up Kabul evacuations

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hails a mission "unlike anything we have seen in our lifetimes" after the UK airlifted over 15,000 people from Afghanistan over the last two weeks. The UK on Saturday flew out the last of its military from Afghanistan, concluding its pullout, but the government faces criticism as hundreds eligible for relocation remain behind.

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