Macron says France talking to Taliban about further evacuations

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Speaking from Iraq, where he is ona 48-hour visit this weekend,  French President Emmanuel Macron said Paris was in 'fragile and provisional' talks with Taliban officials about future evacuations of Afghan civilians to France, which have now been suspended, and also pledged that his country would maintain a military presence in Iraq 'no matter what choices the Americans make'.

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President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday said France was holding preliminary discussions with the Taliban about the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan and the possible evacuation of more people at risk following the August 15th Taliban takeover, reports FRANCE 24