Biden, UK's Johnson discuss Afghan evacuation plans - White House

G7 summit in Cornwall

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden discussed Afghanistan evacuation efforts with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday, emphasizing the importance of close coordination in handling the current crisis as well as Afghanistan policy, the White House said.

"They discussed the ongoing efforts by our diplomatic and military personnel to evacuate their citizens, local staff, and other vulnerable Afghans," the White House said, in advance of a G7 virtual leaders meeting on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Chris Reese)

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