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Deputy Secretary Higginbottom’s Remarks at the Afghan Narcotics Rollout of the National Drug Action Plan

September 26, 2015 DEPUTY SECRETARY HIGGINBOTTOM: Good afternoon. Ambassador Tanin, thank you for your introduction, for moderating this event. Chief Executive Abdullah, I’d like to thank you and President Ghani for your leadership of Afghanistan. I’d also like to recognize Foreign Minister Rabbani, Deputy Foreign Minister Karzai, and all of the friends of Afghanistan who are ...
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Secretary Kerry’s Remarks at the UNGA High-Level Event on Afghanistan

September 26, 2015 SECRETARY KERRY:  Well, thank you very much, Minister Rabbani.  And welcome to all of our colleagues to New York, to the annual UN diplomatic speed-dating derby.  We’re delighted to have you all here.  Chief Executive Abdullah, thank you very much.  Minister Wang, thank you for your participation in this.  And friends of ...
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Co-chairs’ Statement of the High-level Event on Afghanistan’s Peaceful Development and Regional Cooperation

September 26, 2015 The United States of America, the People’s Republic of China, and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan convened a high-level meeting on Afghanistan’s peaceful development and regional cooperation on the margins of the 70th UN General Assembly.  Chief Executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens

U.S. Embassy Kabul | September 21, 2015 The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan received the following threat information against U.S. citizens in Afghanistan: As of early September 2015, militants planned to conduct suicide attacks against the U.S. or U.K. Embassies in Kabul City, Kabul Province, Afghanistan; the Continental Hotel in Kabul City; and the White House ...
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