US, Pakistan condemn terrorist attack in Kabul
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The White House on Tuesday strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Kabul, saying the US remained unwavering in its support for a more secure, stable and prosperous Afghanistan.
“The United States condemns in the strongest terms the horrific terrorist attack on September 5 in Kabul, which killed dozens and left nearly one hundred wounded,” said the spokesman of the National Security Council at the White House.
Ned Price said: “Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of the many victims. The US remains unwavering in our support for the people and government of Afghanistan as we work together to build a more secure, stable, and prosperous Afghanistan.”
Separately, U.S. diplomatic mission in Kabul strongly Condemned yesterday’s deadly attack on security forces near the Ministry of Defense in Kabul.
“We offer our deepest condolences to those affected by the attacks and their families.” said U.S. Ambassador P. Michael McKinley.
“These horrendous attacks reinforce the callous disregard the Taliban have for the innocent men, women, and children of Afghanistan. We mourn the loss of all these innocent lives, and those of our steadfast partners in the Afghan security forces. These brave men and women work tirelessly to usher in a new era of peace in Afghanistan. We will stand strong with them and all our friends in Afghanistan as they strive to improve citizen safety and security and secure lasting peace in this nation,” said the envoy in a statement from the US embassy.
Meanwhile, Pakistan also condemns the twin terrorist attacks, regretting the loss of precious human lives and injuries to scores of people.
“We extend our profound condolences to the government and the people of Afghanistan and the families of those who lost their loved ones in this brutal terrorist attack. We also pray for the speedy recovery of the wounded.
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