Afghan Pilots Who Sought Safety in Uzbekistan Poised for U.S. Transfer Under New Agreement

WASHINGTON—The U.S. and Uzbekistan have reached an arrangement to transfer a team of Afghan Air Drive pilots and their relatives to a U.S. armed service base as quickly as this weekend, persons acquainted with the make a difference reported.

The Uzbek authorities has been less than powerful strain by the Taliban in Afghanistan to hand above the pilots, who flew by themselves and relatives to security in Uzbekistan aboard Afghan Air Drive helicopters and airplanes.