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We will continue to stand with our Afghan partners and do everything possible to secure a peaceful, stable Afghanistan.
To the family and friends of those who lost their lives today, we share your loss and our thoughts are with you. We offer you our deepest condolences. For the family and friends of those wounded in today's attack, let me assure you they are receiving the best care possible, and we will keep them in our thoughts today.
Today's loss is heartbreaking and we offer our deepest condolences to the families and friends of our service members who lost their lives today.
The fact that they could conduct a high profile attack should not be perceived as a sign of growing strength.
None of these are life-threatening injuries.
We will continue to stay after Daesh until they are defeated here in Afghanistan.
Our condolences go out to those who are affected by today's attack. We strongly condemn the actions of Afghanistan's enemies of peace and remain firmly committed to supporting our Afghan partners and the National Unity Government.
So he's not a unifying figure within that organization.
This year, we're seeing more tactical success (by the Afghans) on the battlefield but more casualties as well.
It's when they're in a defensive posture, such as in checkpoints being overrun, is where the majority of the casualties are occurring.