December 10, 2023

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Afghan Pilots Who Sought Safety in Uzbekistan Poised for U.S. Transfer Under New Agreement

WASHINGTON—The U.S. and Uzbekistan have achieved an agreement to transfer a team of Afghan Air Force pilots and their relatives to a U.S. navy base as soon as this weekend, persons acquainted with the matter stated.

The Uzbek authorities has been underneath intense stress by the Taliban in Afghanistan to hand around the pilots, who flew by themselves and relatives to safety in Uzbekistan aboard Afghan Air Force helicopters and airplanes.