U.S. Embassy Statement on Herat Mosque Attack

The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan condemns the deplorable attacks against worshippers at the Jawadia Mosque in Herat yesterday evening.  We send our deepest condolences to the families and friends of those killed and injured.

We commend the government and security forces of Afghanistan for their response to this latest act of cowardly violence against innocent Afghan citizens.  The United States will continue to work with all Afghans in their pursuit of peace, security, and prosperity for their country.