17 Aug 2021

Govt warned Afghanistan evacuation won't be straightforward

From Morning Report, 6:44 am on 17 August 2021

As the Goverment races to get a rescue mission to Afghanistan off the ground there are warnings about how difficult it is likely to be.

A Hercules aircraft and 40 Defence Force troops are on standby to help in an international evacuation effort after the Taliban seized power.

Political reporter Anneke Smith has more.