MSF leaves Afghanistan after 24 years

At a press conference in Kabul, Kenny Gluck, MSF Director of Operations and Marine Buissonniere, Secretary General of MSF announced MSF's closure of all programs in Afghanistan.

MSF press release: MSF PULLS OUT OF AFGHANISTAN

After 24 years of independent aid to the Afghan people, MSF withdraws from Afghanistan following killing, threats and insecurity

Diderik van Halsema was there for MSF in the days surrounding the announcement of MSF's withdrawl and, in this article, he describes the events of the days leading to the final decision and press conference declaring MSF's reluctant withdrawl from the country.