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Statement by Secretary of State on the Occasion of Ramadan (June 18, 2015)

June 18, 2015 On behalf of the U.S. Department of State, Teresa and I wish all Muslims a happy and blessed Ramadan. Ramadan is a season for heightened reflection, worship, compassion, and community. For Muslims everywhere, this special month provides spiritual nourishment and reinforces appreciation for the universal value — and values — of humanity. ...
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U.S. Embassy Condemns Attack on Czech NGO People in Need (PIN) (June 03, 2015)

June 03, 2015 The U.S. Embassy strongly condemns the attack on the guesthouse in Northern Afghanistan where employees of the Czech NGO People in Need (PIN) were staying.  PIN was implementing programs for the Afghan Government’s National Solidarity Program and trying to improve the lives of Afghans in rural areas.  We offer our deepest sympathy ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

June 1, 2015 The U.S. Embassy in Kabul continues to receive reports of militants planning unspecified attacks in Kabul City and elsewhere in Afghanistan against locations and individuals with potential American connections, including Afghan and U.S. government facilities, foreign embassies, foreign guest houses, restaurants, hotels, airports, civilian institutes, and educational centers. The potential also exists ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

May 21, 2015 As noted in our most recent travel advisory, the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan continues to receive information concerning threats to U.S. Government facilities including the Embassy and major hotels. The potential also exists for attacks against locations and individuals with American or foreign national connections. Separately, recent incidents have included attacks against ...
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