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Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) announced the committee will convene a hearing on Wednesday, June 20, entitled “U.S. Policy Toward Afghanistan.” The hearing will begin at 10 a.m.

Chairman Royce on the hearing: “A stable and secure Afghanistan is in the interest of the United States. Achieving this requires a credible U.S. military presence and an equally strong diplomatic strategy. This hearing will look at the administration’s policy toward Afghanistan, particularly in light of upcoming elections, the challenges regional actors pose to Afghanistan and efforts to counter violent extremism.”

What:
Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward Afghanistan

When:
10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 20

Where:
2172 Rayburn House Office Building

Witness:
The Honorable Alice G. Wells
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary
Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs
U.S. Department of State

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