Statement by Press Secretary Jen Psaki on the Rocket Attack at Hamid Karzai Airport

August 30, 2021

National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan and Chief of Staff Ron Klain have briefed the President on the rocket attack at Hamid Karzai International Airport. The President was informed that operations continue uninterrupted at HKIA, and has reconfirmed his order that commanders redouble their efforts to prioritize doing whatever is necessary to protect our forces on the ground.

Jen Psaki, Statement by Press Secretary Jen Psaki on the Rocket Attack at Hamid Karzai Airport Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/351989

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