Second Dutch minister quits as Afghanistan scandal widens

//Second Dutch minister quits as Afghanistan scandal widens

Second Dutch minister quits as Afghanistan scandal widens

The Dutch defence minister on Friday became the second cabinet member to resign over the Afghan evacuation debacle as the widening scandal claims a growing number of Western political scalps.Ank Bijleveld followed foreign minister Sigrid Kaag out of the door after parliament formally censured them over a crisis that has left dozens of interpreters stranded in Afghanistan.The Dutch ministers are believed to be the first Western officials to resign over the chaos that followed the Taliban’s…

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