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Statement from U.S. Ambassador John R. Bass on the Passing of Former Interim President Sibghatullah Mojaddedi

On behalf of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, I extend our sincere condolences to the Afghan people and to the family of former interim President Sibghatullah Mojaddedi.  Through his long career in public service and education, President Mojaddedi was a staunch advocate for Afghanistan.  From serving as chairman of the Loya Jirga in 2003 and ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan

Location: Kabul, Afghanistan Event:  As of late January 2019, militants continue to plan attacks against airports throughout Afghanistan, including Jalalabad Airfield. Over the past five years, insurgents have targeted a variety of places, including educational institutions, private housing compounds, commercial lodging establishments, commercial retail establishments, foreign government facilities, and host government facilities. Actions to Take: Consult ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan

Location: Kabul, Afghanistan Event:  As of late January 2019, militants continue to plan attacks against a variety of targets in Kabul, including universities and Afghan, U.S., and other government offices and facilities. Additionally, over the past five years, insurgents have targeted places including the American University of Afghanistan, multiple schools, the Green Village, multiple hotels, and ...
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Jan 23, 2019 Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  Demonstration Alert

U.S. Embassy Kabul Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  Demonstration Alert January 23, 2019 Location: Approximately one mile south of Pul-e-Mahmood Khan Circle in Kabul City. Event: An ongoing demonstration is taking place in Kabul City approximately one mile south of Pul-e Mahmood Khan Circle.  The protestors are demonstrating against rent increases.  Afghan National Security Forces are providing ...
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United States Condemns Maidan Wardak Attack

The United States strongly condemns the attack on an NDS training facility in Maidan Wardak.  This attack was an attack against Afghanistan’s defenders.  In the face of such cowardly acts, the United States stands with the people of Afghanistan, who seek a peaceful future and an end to violence.  We honor the sacrifices of the ...
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