Dutch to move Kabul embassy to Qatar: Foreign minister

AFP , Wednesday 1 Sep 2021

Kaag said Wednesday, following similar moves by the United States and Britain

Sigrid Kaag
Dutch Foreign Minister Sigrid Kaag give a press conference on September 1, 2021 in Doha. AFP

The Netherlands will move its Kabul diplomatic mission to Qatar after the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan, Foreign Minister Sigrid Kaag said Wednesday, following similar moves by the United States and Britain.

"I've asked his excellency very kindly agree to the relocation of the Netherlands embassy from Kabul to Doha," Kaag told journalists after meeting her Qatari counterpart in Doha.

 

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