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    Secretary Kerry welcomes President Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah to Camp David

  • Afghan Air Force Pilot wins International Women of Courage Award

    Afghan Air Force Pilot wins International Women of Courage Award

  • Ambassador P. Michael McKinley Presents Diplomatic Credentials

    Ambassador P. Michael McKinley Presents Diplomatic Credentials

  • Ambassador P. Michael McKinley’s Swearing-In Ceremony

    Ambassador P. Michael McKinley’s Swearing-In Ceremony

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    Ambassador James B. Cunningham’s Remarks at Official Farewell Reception

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  • U.S. Embassy Condemns Attack on Heetal Plaza Hotel

    The U.S. Embassy in Kabul strongly condemns the attack targeting the Heetal Plaza Hotel in Kabul the evening of May 26, 2015. The recent targeting of guest houses and hotels by the Taliban shows their complete disregard for civilian lives. The U.S. Embassy in Kabul is in close contact with the Afghan authorities who are leading the investigation into the attack. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of those injured in the incident.  

  • Embassy Statement Condemning Today's Attacks targeting the Ministry of Justice in Afghanistan

    The U.S. Embassy in Kabul strongly condemns today’s attack targeting the Ministry of Justice in Kabul, Afghanistan. The attack reminds us of the risks that the civilian staff of the Ministry of Justice face in going about their daily work supporting the administration of rule of law in Afghanistan. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their families.  

  • US Embassy Statement of Condemnation of Attack in Kabul

    We strongly condemn the attack at the Park Palace Guesthouse in Kabul, Afghanistan on May 13, 2015, which took the life of one American and several other innocent civilians. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of the victims at this time. The U.S. Embassy in Kabul is in close contact with the Afghan authorities and is working to obtain more information.  

  • Deputy Chief of Mission David Lindwall’s OpEd on World Media Freedom Day

    Today, May 3, we mark World Press Freedom Day. The United States joins with Afghanistan and the international community in celebrating the contributions of free media to the advancement of human dignity, liberty and prosperity worldwide. Freedom of the media is the hallmark of a free society. Wherever media freedom is under siege, all other human rights are under threat.   Full OpEd »

  • United States Helps Afghan Refugee Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons

    Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM), Simon Henshaw, visited Kabul on April 25-27 to review U.S. humanitarian assistance programs and discuss cooperation to assist refugee returnees and displaced persons with Afghan, UN and other international and non-governmental organization officials.  Full Press Release »

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