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Allen Congratulates New U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan

From an International Security Assistance Force News Release

KABUL, Afghanistan, Aug. 3, 2012 – Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen, commander of the International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, congratulated the new U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, James B. Cunningham.

“On behalf of the International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, I offer our congratulations to Ambassador Cunningham on his confirmation as the new Ambassador to Afghanistan,” Allen said in a news release issued today. “I am honored to continue working with the ambassador in his new position as he helps build the strategic partnership between the U.S. and Afghanistan that will ultimately strengthen Afghan sovereignty, security and prosperity.”

Cunningham was confirmed Aug. 2 by the U.S. Congress as the new U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan.

Cunningham previously served as the Deputy U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan.

 

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