U.S. Embassy Condemns Attack in West Kabul

For Immediate Release July 24, 2017 The U.S. Embassy strongly condemns the Taliban’s suicide bombing in western Kabul today.   This deadly attack on brave and dedicated Afghan public servants shows blatant disrespect for human life and the rights of all Afghans to live peacefully and free from terror.  The United States stands with the people ...
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The United States Welcomes the Announcement of Election Date for Parliamentary Elections

The United States welcomes today’s announcement by the Independent Election Commission (IEC) of a July 7, 2018 date for parliamentary elections in Afghanistan. Regular elections are the hallmark of a healthy democratic society.  The holding of parliamentary elections is of paramount importance, giving people an opportunity to exercise their fundamental right to choose their legislative ...
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Statement by Ambassador Llorens on the Kabul Process

On behalf of the Administration of President Donald Trump and the American people, I want to congratulate President Ghani, Chief Executive Abdullah and the Government of National Unity for yesterday’s historic Kabul Process for Peace and Security Cooperation Conference.  Given the heart-breaking tragedies of the past week, all Afghans showed tremendous courage and determination hosting ...
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