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Inauguration of the Afghan Parliament

Press Statement
Philip J. Crowley
Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Public Affairs
Washington, DC
January 26, 2011


The United States congratulates the Government and people of Afghanistan on the inauguration of their Parliament. We commend the voters, in particular, who have steadfastly and courageously supported peace and democracy despite tremendous challenges. We look forward to supporting the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan as the executive, legislative, and judicial branches work together to advance the priorities of the Afghan people.

PRN: 2011/111


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