Condemning Heinous Terrorist Attacks in Afghanistan Today (May 12)

Condemning Heinous Terrorist Attacks in Afghanistan Today (May 12)   The United States condemns in the strongest terms the two horrific terrorist attacks in Afghanistan today. In an unconscionable assault, gunmen seized one of Kabul’s busiest hospitals, which housed a maternity ward run by Doctors Without Borders. In the hospital, the terrorists took the lives ...
Read More»

On the Political Impasse in Afghanistan (March 23)

On the Political Impasse in Afghanistan (March 23) MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE The United States is proud of our partnership with the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the Afghan people, and admires what Afghanistan has achieved since 2001. We have forged a deep bond, especially with Afghan security forces, through shared sacrifice in responding to threats to international peace ...
Read More»

ICC Decision on Afghanistan (March 5)

ICC Decision on Afghanistan (March 5) PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE Today, the International Criminal Court (ICC) Appeals Chamber authorized an investigation into the alleged activities of the Taliban and the U.S. and Afghan personnel related to Afghanistan.  This is a truly breathtaking action by an unaccountable political institution, masquerading as a legal body. It is all the ...
Read More»

Defense Secretary Mark Esper: This is our chance to bring troops home from Afghanistan for good (March 1)

Defense Secretary Mark Esper: This is our chance to bring troops home from Afghanistan for good (March 1)   By Mark Esper March 1, 2020 at 1:16 a.m. GMT+4 Mark Esper is a U.S. defense secretary. On Sept. 11, 2001, as many of us remember too well, al-Qaeda perpetrated its murderous attacks against the United States ...
Read More»

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo At a Press Availability After the Afghanistan Signing Ceremony (February 29)

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo At a Press Availability After the Afghanistan Signing Ceremony (February 29) MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE SECRETARY POMPEO: Good afternoon, everyone. Today is a historic day for the United States of America and the American people. Today, we have taken a decisive step toward peace, real peace in Afghanistan. Just as any worthy journey begins, it ...
Read More»

Briefing With Senior Administration Officials On Next Steps Toward an Agreement on Bringing Peace to Afghanistan (February 29)

Briefing With Senior Administration Officials On Next Steps Toward an Agreement on Bringing Peace to Afghanistan (February 29)   MODERATOR: Okay, we’re going to try to give everybody as much time as possible. Let’s talk about ground rules up front. This is going to be on background, SAO, okay? This is going to be embargoed until ...
Read More»

Ambassador’s Remarks to Media at the Deployment Ceremony to Afghanistan in Senaki Air Base

  Question about the event Ambassador Kelly It is a real honor for me to participate in this ceremony. It is really symbolic of the very close partnership and friendship that has been forged between the armed forces of the United States and the armed forces of Georgia. And I just want to say what ...
Read More»
Show More ∨