23 Aug 2021

Afghanistan: Johnson to urge Biden to delay withdrawal

The prime minister will take part in a virtual meeting of the G7 leaders tomorrow to discuss the crisis in Afghanistan.

Boris Johnson is expected to press the US President Joe Biden to delay the withdrawal of troops, and what happens tomorrow could tell us something about the current closeness of the special relationship.

But as leaders talk here Afghan interpreters have held a protest pleading for the government to help them get family and friends out of the country.