Shaheen, Graham Call For Humanitarian Assistance For Afghans

December 14, 2021

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) today issued the following statement following a meeting with Angelina Jolie.

“We had a very productive meeting with Angelina Jolie regarding the plight of Afghan women and religious minorities. 

“Our nation and the international community need to work together to avoid a humanitarian disaster in Afghanistan.

“We will be working with our colleagues and Administration officials to develop a coordinated U.S. response, hopefully in conjunction with the international community, to help the Afghan people through this winter and beyond.

“We appreciate all the work Ms. Jolie has done and her dedication to help the long-suffering Afghan people.”