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Biden doubles funding for ‘unexpected needs' of Afghan refugees as ex-interpreter abandoned by Pentagon gets BEHEADED by Taliban

3 monthes ago   |   By RT

US President Joe Biden has authorized $100 million in funding for “unexpected urgent refugee and migration needs” in Afghanistan, amid reports that at least one former translator for US troops was already beheaded by the Taliban.
Biden overrode his own June 11 decision to commit an amount "not to exceed $46 million” for the purpose, according to a White House announcement on Friday.
While the wording reflects the statutory requirements of the 1962 law under which the funding is provided, Biden explicitly mentioned “victims of conflict, and other persons at risk as a result of the situation...
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