Five Afghan Air Force pilots return home from abroad

The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) said Sunday that five Air Force pilots who fled the country last year have returned home.

According to a statement issued by the ministry of defense, the pilots returned home as a result of encouragement by the IEA.

Efforts continue to ensure that all professional staff of the Ministry of National Defense return to the country and play an active role in the development of their homeland, the statement read.