Assistant Secretary Frantz' Travel to Afghanistan

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
July 25, 2014

Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs Doug Frantz is in Kabul, Afghanistan, to meet with senior United Nations and Independent Election Commission officials, as well as representatives of the two presidential candidates and other stakeholders and partners.

He will support efforts to publicize and explain the technical and political frameworks agreed upon during Secretary Kerry's recent visit, emphasizing the priority Secretary Kerry places on the ongoing audit process and conveying the Administration’s full support for a peaceful and democratic political transition.