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Parents of baby girl they were forced to leave in Kabul fear they will never get her to Britain

The mother and father of a seven month-old baby girl left stranded in Kabul are to meet with their native MP to attempt to get her house to Britain as they fear she will never give you the option to return to the UK.

The couple were forced to leave their seven-month outdated with her grandparents in the Afghan capital in May to resolve an pressing visa difficulty in the UK.

Now, in a determined bid to be reunited with their younger little one, they are due to meet Labour MP for Brent North, Barry Gardiner, tomorrow.


The baby’s mom, who needs to stay nameless, travelled to Kabul final September to go to her household whereas pregnant, however lost her UK ID card through the journey.

Her British husband joined her in December and she or he gave start in Afghanistan the next month.

The mom was lastly issued a single-entry Visa, giving her 30 days to return after which apply for a alternative allow.

But their baby daughter had not but acquired her British passport so had to stay with her maternal grandparents in Kabul.

Relatives who’re caring for the couple in North London say they are in a race in opposition to time now that the Taliban has taken again management of Afghanistan.  

The mother and father of a seven-month-old girl (pictured) they were forced to leave stranded in Kabul with her grandparents fear she will never make it to the UK

The couple were forced to leave their seven-month old (above) with her maternal grandparents in the Afghan capital in May to resolve an urgent visa issue in the UK

The couple were forced to leave their seven-month outdated (above) with her maternal grandparents in the Afghan capital in May to resolve an pressing visa difficulty in the UK

The family say they will meet with Labour MP for Brent North, Barry Gardiner (right). Above: Mr Gardiner pictured with Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab in December 2019

The household say they will meet with Labour MP for Brent North, Barry Gardiner (proper). Above: Mr Gardiner pictured with Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab in December 2019

The new child’s Afghan mom, who needs to stay nameless, stated she had no selection however to return to the UK in May to retain her UK visa. 

She had travelled to Kabul in September final year to go to her household whereas pregnant, however lost her UK ID card through the journey.

Her British husband joined her in December and she or he gave start in the Afghan capital the next month.  

The mom was lastly issued a single-entry Visa, giving her 30 days to return after which apply for a alternative allow.

But their baby daughter had not but acquired her British passport so had to stay with her grandparents in Kabul.    

The baby’s mom instructed the BBC: ‘I’ve been separated from my baby for months I’m lost with out her by my facet and we’re shedding hope.

‘I urge the federal government to please assist us convey my baby and household again to me.’ 

The couple's baby daughter had not yet received her British passport so had to remain with her grandparents in Kabul

The couple’s baby daughter had not but acquired her British passport so had to stay with her grandparents in Kabul

British officials say they are still trying to safely evacuate all citizens still stranded in Afghanistan. Pictured: queues of people trying to flee from Kabul

British officers say they are nonetheless making an attempt to safely evacuate all residents nonetheless stranded in Afghanistan. Pictured: queues of folks making an attempt to flee from Kabul

Relatives who are caring for the couple in North London say they are in a race against time now that the Taliban has taken back control of Afghanistan. Above: Armed fighters parade along a road in Afghanistan as they celebrate the U.S withdrawal

Relatives who’re caring for the couple in North London say they are in a race in opposition to time now that the Taliban has taken again management of Afghanistan. Above: Armed fighters parade alongside a street in Afghanistan as they have a good time the U.S withdrawal

Another member of the family stated tonight: ‘Our family helped the UK and the U.S out when they came to Afghanistan back in 2001 and now it is us who needs help. Our family are targets for the Taliban.

‘The baby is currently with her mother’s mother and father in Kabul. They reside in a home with about 15 different family.

‘Everyone is scared of what the Taliban will do and haven’t set foot out of the home in over two-weeks.

‘The parents are being looked after by family in London. We are rallying around and trying to do everything we can, particularly as the couple do not speak fluent English.

‘We have got a meeting with our local MP Barry Gardiner tomorrow. We’re going to undergo all of the paperwork with him and hope he can put stress on the federal government to convey this little one to Britain, out of harms approach.

‘The baby’s British passport has now lastly arrived and we hope that will assist issues. But the issue stays that the borders in Afghanistan are closed and our members of the family in Kabul are too frightened to exit in the mean time.’    

The British father and Afghan mother, who wish to remain anonymous, said they had no choice but to return to the UK in May to retain her UK visa

The British father and Afghan mom, who want to stay nameless, stated they had no selection however to return to the UK in May to retain her UK visa

The UK completed its withdrawal from Kabul at the weekend with the US mission coming to a close earlier this week

The UK accomplished its withdrawal from Kabul on the weekend with the US mission coming to an in depth earlier this week

The authorities has stated it will do all it may to assist British nationals left behind on the finish of the airlift. 

The household stated they had no selection however to leave their new child daughter behind as a result of of the slim window they were given to return to the UK, and they were instructed the baby couldn’t journey and not using a passport.

The father had to return too as a result of the mom speaks little English and wanted assist with the application for the brand new paperwork.

The couple supposed to return to Afghanistan as soon as the paperwork had arrived however the scenario modified past their creativeness when the Taliban seized energy.

The mother and father acquired their baby’s passport on Wednesday however there are at the moment no business flights to or from Kabul.

The baby’s father stated: ‘The baby’s father says they utilized for the baby’s passport in March.

‘We miss her however we can not do something. We need to hug her, kiss her.’

British embassy employees departed from Kabul earlier than the girl could possibly be introduced again to the UK and reunited with her mother and father.

But there are issues concerning the security of the baby’s grandparents after they gave assist to Western forces for the reason that 2001 invasion, and they haven’t left their home for the previous week.

The father stated British officers instructed him the baby is just not British but and would have to stay till her passport arrives.

The Home Office stated they will ‘proceed to do all we will to ship on our obligation to British nationals and eligible Afghans’. 


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