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Prince Harry Issues Statement About Crisis in Afghanistan

Prince Harry Issues Statement About Crisis in Afghanistan

Prince Harry has issued a statement about the crisis in Afghanistan following the collapse of the government over the weekend.

The now 37-year-old Duke of Sussex served two tours in the country.

The first was in 2008 for 10 weeks, where Harry served as a forward air controller, coordinating airstrikes on Taliban positions. Then in 2012, he returned for 20 weeks, with the Army Air Corps.

Click inside to read Prince Harry’s statement on the matter…

After hearing of the crisis in Afghanistan, Harry, along with the CEO Dominic Reid OBE and Chair Lord Allen of Kensington CBE of the Invictus Foundation, the trio shared a statement on social media.

“What’s happening in Afghanistan resonates across the international Invictus community,” the statement read. “Many of the participating nations and competitors in the Invictus Games family are bound by a shared experience of serving in Afghanistan over the past two decades, and for several years, we have competed alongside Invictus Games Team Afghanistan.”

The Invictus Games celebrates wounded servicemen and women and lets them compete in athletic competition, was founded by Prince Harry.

Earlier today, President Joe Biden addressed the nation on the situation in the South Asian country.

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