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Condemning ISIS-K Attack on a Kabul Gathering

العربية العربية, اردو اردو

U.S. Department Of State 
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
Statement By Secretary Michael R. Pompeo 
March 6, 2020

 

The United States condemns in the strongest terms today’s despicable ISIS-K attack on a Kabul gathering held to commemorate a revered Shiite martyr.  Attacking the innocent and defenseless at a memorial event is a sign of weakness, not a show of strength.  Our thoughts are with victims and their families, as well as the brave Afghan security forces who defended against the terrorists.

The Afghan people deserve a future free from terror.  The ongoing Afghan Peace Process presents a critical opportunity for Afghans to come together to build a united front against the menace of ISIS.


This translation is provided as a courtesy and only the original English source should be considered authoritative.
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