Quote of the day 20th September 2020

"Our efforts in Afghanistan simply could not have been possible without the help of brave interpreters who risked their lives to work alongside our personnel throughout the conflict. 

"They did not leave us behind then, and we will not leave them behind now. 

"It is crucial there is a fair system in place to support those who want to relocate to the UK, and that is why we are going even further to make sure more individuals have the opportunity to apply for relocation."

UK Defence secretary Ben Wallace on the programme, extended this weekend, to reward and if necessary protect those Afghans who acted as interpreters and guides for UK forces during counter-terrorism operations in that country.


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