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

    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

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

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

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  • 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 »

  • Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

    The United States Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs funded the 2014-15 Afghanistan National Rounds of the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. 

  • Embassy Statement Condemning Today's Attacks in Jalalabad

    The U.S. Embassy strongly condemns today's barbaric attacks in Jalalabad, Nangarhar province, which resulted in numerous casualties. We offer our sincere condolences to the victims and their families and we wish for a speedy recovery of those injured. 

  • U.S. Embassy Kabul Condemns Today’s Attack on the Courthouse in Mazar-e Sharif

    The U.S. Embassy in Kabul strongly condemns the horrific attack on the courthouse in Mazar-e Sharif in Balkh Province. Today's attack reminds us of the risks that police, prosecutors and judges face in going about their daily work pursuing impartial justice and rule of law in Afghanistan. 

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    For all messages to U.S. citizens, please see Travel and Security Information.

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