“Our message to him is: Thanks for combating by our aspect for the final 20 years. Thanks for the function you performed in serving to a lot of my favourite folks out of a snowstorm and for all of the work you probably did. And our dedication is enduring, not simply to Americans however to our Afghan companions who’ve fought by our aspect,” Psaki stated.
“And our efforts and our focus proper now’s, as you’ve got heard Gen. McKenzie say and others say during the last 24 hours, is to the diplomatic part. We are going to get you out. We are going to honor your service. And we’re dedicated to doing precisely that.”
The Journal first reported earlier Tuesday that Mohammed had helped rescue Biden in 2008 when his helicopter — which was additionally carrying then-Sens. Chuck Hagel of Nebraska and John Kerry of Massachusetts — was compelled to make an emergency touchdown within the mountains of Afghanistan due to a snowstorm.
“I am unable to go away my home,” he instructed the Journal. “I am very scared.”
Nonetheless, when requested concerning the Biden administration’s dedication to serving to Afghan allies, Mohammed instructed CNN’s Anderson Cooper on “AC360” Tuesday night: “I belief him.”
“I belief that he can do all the things,” Mohammed stated of the President. “He’s the President of the US. He’s a person of training.”