WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The White House on Thursday ruled out any change in its Afghan strategy as announced by President Barack Obama in May, hailing it as a sound approach that reflected the best interest of the people of Afghanistan.
KABUL (Pajhwok): US Secretary of State John Kerry, President Barrack Obama's pointman on Afghanistan, arrived in Kabul on Thursday evening to help resolve issues related to the presidential election, a well-placed source said.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Expressing grief over the killing of Maj. Gen. Harold J Greene, US Army Chief General Ray Odierno on Tuesday reiterated the commitment of the American armed forces toward the mission in Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Pleased that presidential candidates Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani Ahmedzai remain engaged in the audit of ballots, the White House said on Monday it was important for the Afghans to have confidence in their electoral institutions.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): US Secretary of State John Kerry called both Afghan presidential candidates on Friday to express continued support for the electoral process and a framework agreement for a national unity government agreed during his last visit, an official said on Saturday.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The Congress on Friday passed a legislation extending 1,000 more special visas to Afghan citizens who have been working for the United States, an approval immediately welcomed by Secretary of State John Kerry.