The State Division’s inspector basic knowledgeable Congress on Monday that the workplace is opening a sequence of probes into the Biden administration’s withdrawal from Afghanistan, in accordance with a letter obtained by NBC Information.
Diana Shaw, the division’s appearing inspector basic, notified the heads of the Senate Overseas Relations Committee and Home Overseas Affairs Committee, in addition to the Home and Senate Intelligence committees that her workplace will open “a number of oversight initiatives” associated to ending diplomatic operations in Afghanistan.
The probes will concentrate on the State Division’s Particular Immigrant Visa program; Afghans processed for refugee admission into the U.S.; resettlement of Afghan refugees and visa recipients; and the emergency evacuation of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul “to incorporate evacuation of U.S. residents and Afghan nationals.”
“Given the elevated curiosity on this work by Congress and the distinctive circumstances requiring coordination throughout the Inspector Common neighborhood, I needed to inform our committees of jurisdiction of this necessary work,” Shaw mentioned within the letter.
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