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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan (October 11, 2018) Location: Kabul, Afghanistan Event:  Afghanistan is scheduled to conduct Parliamentary elections on October 20.  While the government is making preparations to provide security at polling places and in major urban centers during the elections, on election day and in the period before and after, large demonstrations or gatherings ...
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U.S. Embassy Kabul Condemns Terrorist Attack in Nangarhar Province

The United States strongly condemns the series of attacks today in Nangarhar province which took the lives of many Afghans, including children.  These attacks, several of which took place near girls’ schools, are shocking in their disregard for innocent life.  We extend our deepest condolences to the families, friends, and classmates of all the victims. We ...
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U.S. Embassy Kabul Condemns Terrorist Attack at Sports Center in Kabul

The United States strongly condemns yesterday’s terrible attack at a sports center in Kabul which took the lives of many young people. We honor the brave first responders and journalists killed or wounded in response to the attack.  We extend our deepest condolences to the families, friends, and colleagues of all the victims. We stand with the ...
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Routine Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Section Closure in Observance of Eid al Qurban

U.S. Embassy Kabul Routine Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Section Closure in Observance of Eid al Qurban August 20, 2018   The Consular Section at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul will be closed from Tuesday, August 21, 2018 through Thursday, August 23, 2018, in observance of the Afghan holiday Eid al Qurban. The Consular Section ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Afghan Government’s Ceasefire Announcement

 STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO On Afghan Government’s Ceasefire Announcement   August 19, 2018   The United States welcomes the announcement by the Afghan government of a ceasefire conditioned on Taliban participation. This plan responds to the clear and continued call of the Afghan people for peace. The last ceasefire in Afghanistan revealed the deep desire of the ...
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