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‘A disaster’: Six damning revelations from the Afghanistan inquiry

An RAF plane takes off from Kabul (Credit: Getty images)

Away from the shenanigans of partygate pictures, a rather more sobering publication has today been released by the Foreign Affairs Committee. The dozen-strong panel of MPs has issued one of the most damning parliamentary reports in modern times, describing Britain’s evacuation from Afghanistan as ‘a disaster and a betrayal of our allies that will damage the UK’s interests for years to come.

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