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    Ambassador Cunningham’s Remarks, September 11th Anniversary

  • Wales Summit Declaration on Afghanistan

    Wales Summit Declaration on Afghanistan

  • Ambassador Cunningham Participates in Kabul Debate Live

    Ambassador Cunningham Participates in Kabul Debate Live

  • Opening Remarks by Ambassador Cunningham

    Opening Remarks by Ambassador James Cunningham at a Press Conference

  • Secretary Kerry Travel to Afghanistan

    Secretary Kerry Travel to Afghanistan

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  • U.S. Ambassador James B. Cunningham Condemns Attack in Kabul

    U.S. Ambassador James B. Cunningham condemns today’s terror attack on an International Security and Assistance Force (ISAF) convoy in Kabul that killed three ISAF members, and wounded others. We offer our condolences to the families and friends of the victims and hope for the speedy recovery of all those wounded. We will continue to work with our Afghan and international partners to ensure a peaceful future for Afghanistan.  

  • Readout of the President's Calls with Dr. Abdullah and Dr. Ghani of Afghanistan

    The President spoke with Afghan presidential candidates Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani on Saturday. The President emphasized the importance of concluding a deal on the national unity government as soon as possible in the interest of shoring up international support for Afghanistan and preserving Afghan stability. The President reaffirmed the United States' commitment to support Afghanistan, its people, and the president and chief executive, should the agreement be formalized, in their efforts to form a new unity government. 

  • Wales Summit Declaration on Afghanistan

    Heads of State and International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troop contributing partners issued a declaration on Afghanistan at the NATO Summit in Wales. The statement honors Afghan and international personnel who lost their lives or been injured while serving in the largest military coalition in recent history. It also pay tribute to the hundreds of thousands of military and civilian personnel who have served with ISAF and the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) over the past thirteen years. With the end of ISAF, the nature and scope of international engagement with Afghanistan will change. The Wales Summit Declaration on Afghanistan describes three parallel, mutually reinforcing, strands of activity envisioned for future engagement with Afghanistan.  

  • Embassy Condemnation of Paghman Rape Case

    The United States Embassy strongly condemns the brutal robbery, beating, and rape of a family in the Paghman district of Kabul last week. We welcome the quick response of the Kabul Police in arresting the suspects. We call on the Afghan judicial bodies to ensure that the perpetrators are brought to justice, and we commend the Afghan government for protecting the basic rights of women and girls. 

  • Travel of Assistant Secretary Frantz to Afghanistan

    Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs Doug Frantz has arrived in Kabul, Afghanistan. In the coming days, he will assist Embassy colleagues with strategic communications efforts and meet with Kabul-based international and Afghan journalists.   Full Press Release »

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