Photo of the national security meeting released by the White House.
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This morning, the President met with his national security team for an operational update on Afghanistan.

According to the White House, “They discussed the security situation in Afghanistan and counterterrorism operations, including ISIS-K.”

So far, the U.S. evacuated over 7,800 people from Afghanistan via U.S. military aircraft, charter flights, and coalition flights, including American citizens and their families, SIV applicants and their families, and other vulnerable Afghans.

The President was joined by Secretary Blinken, Secretary Austin, Chairman Milley, Director Haines, Director Burns, National Security Advisor Sullivan, Ambassador Wilson, General McKenzie, Admiral Vasely, Principal Deputy National Security Advisor Finer, Homeland Security Advisor Sherwood-Randall, and other senior officials.

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