Afghanistan Virtual Ministerial and Remarks by Secretary Blinken

PRESS STATEMENT
ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE
AUGUST 29, 2021


On Monday, August 30, 2021, the United States will host a virtual ministerial meeting with key partners on Afghanistan, including  Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, Turkey, Qatar, the European Union, and NATO. The participants will discuss an aligned approach for the days and weeks ahead.

Later in the afternoon, Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will deliver remarks on our efforts since August 14 and discuss the way forward. Those remarks will be livestreamed at 2:30 PM on www.state.gov.