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Save the Date – Embassy to Host Afghan Disability Rights Conference

The Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Washington, D.C. will host the Afghan Disability Rights Conference: From Policy to Programming in Washington, D.C. May 23 – 24, 2017 at Georgetown University.  This conference is being held in partnership with the U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council and the United States International Council on
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President Ghani’s Remarks at 53rd Munich Security Conference

    Publish Date: Feb 21, 2017  Munich, Germany February 18, 2017 Distinguished colleagues, Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, Terrorism is a defining challenge of our time. This challenge is going to require a generational commitment to overcome. It is not a phenomenon that is going to be contained in two
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Afghan Ambassador Mohib Condemns IED Blast That Killed 12 Afghan Civilians

February 17, 2017 – Afghan Ambassador to the U.S. Hamdullah Mohib strongly condemns the killing of 12 civilians, including eight children, on February 16 in Paktika Province, Afghanistan.  The deaths occurred when a pressure plate improvised explosive device (PPIED) that had been placed on a main public road exploded as
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Ambassador Mohib Delivers Remarks on Afghanistan’s Prospects in 2017 and Beyond

February 14, 2017: Ambassador Hamdullah Mohib delivered keynote remarks and took questions at a panel discussion on Afghanistan’s prospects in 2017, held February 13 at New America Foundation panel. In attendance were a diverse group of audience to include Afghan Embassy diplomats, academia, security/intelligence specialists, United States Government Officials, Afghan
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Readout of the Call between President Ghani and President Trump

              Ashraf Ghani, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, and U.S. President Donald Trump spoke by phone on February 8 (February 9 US time). The two Presidents discussed regional security issues, economic affairs, development, and investment, as well as the joint fight against
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Ambassador Hamdullah Mohib Met with Sen. Timothy Kaine

February 8, 2017 –Ambassador Hamdullah Mohib met with Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) at the Capitol Hill. Ambassador Mohib and Sen. Kaine discussed the importance and the need for the bipartisan support to the continuity of the U.S. support for Afghanistan, and the endurance of bilateral strategic partnership. The two men also
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White House statement on Kabul terrorist attack / US support for Afghanistan

 At his today’s press briefing, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer spoke about the terrorist attack in Kabul, and the U.S. support for the Afghan government and people. This press briefing is notable for being Spicer's first public comment about the Afghan-US Partnership. Relevant section begins at 08:50 minutes at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADoUgQwceIo Here is a
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Afghan Ambassador Responds to UNAMA Civilian Casualty Report

Statement by Afghanistan’s Ambassador to the United States, Dr. Hamdullah Mohib, in response to a new report from the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), which cited “the highest ever number of civilian casualties in a single year in Afghanistan, including record figures for children killed and injured in
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