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U.S. sports diplomacy’s latest target: Afghanistan

U.S. sports diplomacy’s latest target: Afghanistan

The U.S. Department of State recently launched a sports diplomacy event in Afghanistan, working together with the American embassy in Kabul, the Amateur Athletic Union and the National Basketball Association’s Cares program. This four-day event, which gathered about 170 children from 10 different provinces, was aiming to train both Afghan athletes and coaches. According to Matt Wall, a U.S. embassy public affairs spokesman, this kind of clinic will help transcend cultural barriers between peoples.

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