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US committed to lasting peace in Afghanistan: McKinley

US committed to lasting peace in Afghanistan: McKinley

Aug 25, 2016 - 20:52

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The US Embassy has denounced Wednesday’s attack on the American University in Kabul, saying targeting of students and staff, who are working to improve the future of the country, is a cruel and cowardly act.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with those killed and injured, as well as with the victims’ families, colleaguesand friends,” US Ambassador P. Michael McKinley said in a statement from the embassy.

“We remain strongly committed to the people of Afghanistaninfo-icon who are dedicated to establishing lasting peace and security and building the brightest possible future for their children,” the ambassador added.

The US Embassy said it stood ready to assist Afghan authorities with their continuing investigation in bringing those responsible to justice. 


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