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At 3:45 p.m. ET, the president Joe biden will give a message from the White House to talk about the situation in Afghanistan, after the takeover of the Taliban.
The president is expected to address the situation regarding the eviction of US diplomatic personnel, their families, as well as the Afghan allies who helped the US during its actions in that country.
Amid criticism of President Biden, on Sunday the White House released a photograph of the president in a virtual meeting with his advisers.
“This morning, the President and Vice President met with their national security team and high-level officials to hear the latest information on the evacuation of US civilian personnel in Afghanistan … and other allies,” the message said.
The photo went viral and intensified criticism of the Democratic president, due to the chaos in Afghanistan.
This morning, the President and Vice President met with their national security team and senior officials to hear updates on the draw down of our civilian personnel in Afghanistan, evacuations of SIV applicants and other Afghan allies, and the ongoing security situation in Kabul. pic.twitter.com/U7IpK3Hyj8
– The White House (@WhiteHouse) August 15, 2021