US: 20,000 Afghan interpreters request asylum | News | DW | 16.07.2021

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told a press briefing that some 20,000 Afghan translators said they feared retribution and wanted to flee the country.

The news came as two US senators pushed President Joe Biden to speed up the evacuation process ahead of the planned withdrawal by September 11.

Source: US: 20,000 Afghan interpreters request asylum | News | DW | 16.07.2021