United States reaffirmed strong support to Afghanistan following deadly attacks in capital Kabul which left scores of people dead or wounded.
Deputy spokesperson for the State Department Mark Toner said “First of all, we strongly condemn the Taliban attacks on the ministry of defense yesterday in Afghanistan as well as today’s attack against CARE International, which is an institution dedicated to helping Afghans build a better future.”
Toner commended the courageous actions that were taken by the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces in the aftermath of the attacks. “They responded quickly and decisively to the incidents. And we’ll – we’re going to stand strong with our Afghan partners as they strive to improve citizen safety and security and work towards building a lasting peace in that nation,” he added. The Taliban militants group claimed responsibility behind back to back attacks which rocked Kabul city on Monday.