Susan E. Rice
U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations
Washington, DC
September 29, 2010

AP soundbite:

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Amb. Susan Rice (Sept. 30): "We applaud the courage, resolve, and patriotism of those who voted, male and female, despite Taliban threats, intimidation and violence. These elections would not have been possible without the Afghan National Security Forces, which bravely protected the Afghan people from the foes of the democratic process. We condemn the Taliban’s attacks on members of the Security Forces and on innocent civilians seeking to do nothing more than cast their democratic ballots." Full Text»