Statement by Special Chargé d’Affaires Ambassador Llorens on the Occasion of Afghan Independence Day

It’s an honor for me to congratulate all Afghans as you celebrate your country’s 98th year of independence.  Like our own Independence Day, August 19 is an opportunity for Afghans of all ethnic groups to reflect on their remarkable history and rich culture.  All of us in the United States have great respect for everything ...
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Ambassador Alice Wells Meets Afghan and International Partners in Kabul

During a two-day visit to Kabul, Acting Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs and Acting Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Ambassador Alice Wells met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah, National Security Advisor Mohammad Hanif Atmar, Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani, and other senior Afghan leaders to discuss issues of mutual ...
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U.S. Embassy Condemns Attack on NATO Convoy in Kabul Province

U.S. Embassy Kabul strongly condemns the Thursday, August 3 attack on a NATO convoy in Kabul Province resulting in the death of one Resolute Support Mission solider and Afghan civilians. In addition, five members of the convoy, including an interpreter, sustained injuries. This cowardly suicide attack, carried out while this courageous team was on security ...
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U.S. Embassy Condemns Attack on NATO Convoy in Kandahar

The U.S. Embassy in Kabul condemns yesterday’s reprehensible attack on a convoy of NATO forces in Kandahar, which tragically led to the deaths of two American service members. These brave soldiers and their team of international colleagues were working shoulder-to-shoulder with Afghan security forces to achieve security and prosperity for all Afghans.  We commend their ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement on Herat Mosque Attack

The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan condemns the deplorable attacks against worshippers at the Jawadia Mosque in Herat yesterday evening.  We send our deepest condolences to the families and friends of those killed and injured. We commend the government and security forces of Afghanistan for their response to this latest act of cowardly violence against innocent ...
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