Oklahoma woman, United States, Decided to rescue a female robotics team in Afghanistan, while the Taliban captured Kabul, trying to save other women.
This is about Allison Reno, 60, a master of international relations who has taken on the responsibility of rescuing girls, according to the American media. On August 9 he went to Qatar and thus began this dangerous rescue story.
Accordingly NBCReno has been in contact with the team, made up of girls between the ages of 16 and 18. Since 2019 he has been working on a project to explore Mars and has met them at the first ever Humans Conference on Mars every year.
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Reno said the girls realized they were in danger after seeing the Taliban advance in Afghanistan in the news in early August. First, he contacted Senator Jim Inhof. However, he argued that being a politician could not make further progress in that way.Sunk“For requests for assistance from American citizens.
Thus, she decided to take a flight to the Middle East, although not yet close to Afghanistan.
“I remember my old roommate in DC moving to Qatar a few years ago“Reno explained.”He said he worked at the US embassy in Qatar. She was sure her boss would agree to help the girls“, He commented.
Reno, with the help of his ex-friend, obtained passports and visas for the girls. “She returned to the embassy at midnight and worked in the morning to prepare all the documents and packages“, He told reporters.
“This is the shortest window of opportunity. Not now but never. Sometimes you only get one chance“, Describe an NBC.
Things are not easy to find girls in Afghanistan. One flight was canceled; However, ten women were already on the U.S. side of Kabul airport, and on the next flight they were able to escape from the Taliban. Currently, women are in a safe place in the United States and their goal is to pursue higher education.