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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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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Afghanistan’s Independence Day

Statement by Secretary POMPEO Afghanistan Independence Day On behalf of President Trump and the American people, I warmly congratulate the Afghan people as they celebrate their 99th anniversary of independence on August 19. We commend the people of Afghanistan’s resolve and determination in continuing to strive for a future of peace and prosperity. The United ...
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U.S. Embassy Kabul Condemns Jalalabad Attack

The United States strongly condemns yesterday’s vicious attack in Jalalabad on the provincial Refugee Department, and the attacks that Jalalabad has experienced recently.  We extend our deepest condolences to the families, friends, and colleagues of all the victims.  We remember and salute those dedicated and brave individuals who are working for Afghanistan’s most vulnerable citizens. ...
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