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The Washington Post reported on an embarrassing internal memo sent by President Joe Biden’s administration to embassy staff in Kabul.

The memo reportedly told staff to destroy American flags and to reduce the amount of sensitive material on the property.

John Hudson tweeted that the memo said to include items with embassy or agency logos, American flags or items which could be misused in propaganda efforts — in bold lettering.