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 transcript of what Secretary Sean Spicer had to say about Afghanistan: “We have our eyes on Kabul today following the tragic suicide bombing that killed at least 19 civilians and wounded 14. Just this morning General Flynn spoke with the Afghan National Security Adviser to reaffirm our continued support for Afghanistan and for our strategic partnership. We condemn this cowardly attack in the strongest possible terms and we commend the Afghan Security Forces for their rapid response. We also reaffirm our support to the Afghan government as they work to defend their people against enemies of peace.”