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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador John R. Bass on the Occasion of U.S. Independence Day

(as prepared for delivery) Your Excellency the Chief Executive, Dr. Abdullah Ministers Ambassadors, Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen Thank you for joining us today to celebrate the 243rd anniversary of our birth as an independent country. Big thanks to our sponsors for their support for today’s event. And our thanks to the fantastic musicians of “Barbud”. ...
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Statement from the Press Secretary Regarding Attack in Kabul

The United States condemns in the strongest terms today’s heinous terrorist attack, claimed by the Taliban, in which Afghan civilians and security personnel were killed and severely wounded. The attack involved a vehicle bombing and gun assault on an Afghan defense facility, also damaging nearby civic and cultural centers and a primary school, injuring dozens ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Terrorist Attack in Kabul

 STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO July 1, 2019 Condemning Today’s Appalling Attack In Kabul The United States strongly condemns the horrific attack in Kabul today that killed an unconfirmed number of people and wounded more than 100 others, including as many as 50 children.  We offer our sympathies and condolences to the bereaved families, and our wishes ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan (June 29, 2019) Location: Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan Event: As of early June 2019, militants plan to kidnap and murder United States citizens in Mazar-e-Sharif, Balkh Province, Afghanistan.  The militants intend to kidnap the United States citizens from their homes in Mazar-e-Sharif.   Actions to Take: Consider departing Afghanistan Keep ...
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Mumbai Trade Mission Nets $123 Million in Contracts for Afghan Agriculture Exporters

Mumbai, India – Exporters of Afghanistan’s finest fruits, nuts, spices, honey, and juices left a Mumbai trade event this week with contracts worth more than $123 million from buyers in India, one of the most lucrative trade events for Afghan agriculture exporters in recent years. More than 55 exporters showcased their products at the two-day ...
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