Statement by Ambassador Bass on Afghanistan’s Independence Day
On behalf of everyone at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, I want to wish Afghanistan a Happy Independence Day. It has been a great honor for me to work in Afghanistan, and I celebrate with you today as you commemorate 99 years of independence.
As Secretary Pompeo said, Afghanistan and the United States are strong, enduring partners. We remain firmly committed to Afghanistan and to working with the Afghan government to advance our shared goals of peace and prosperity for the Afghan people. We look forward to continuing to work together to achieve this goal.
Jashan-e istiqlal mubarak! De khpalwakay wraz mu nikmargha!