The following excerpt is from a Department of Defense American Forces Press Service e-mail:
Officials Condemn Afghanistan Shooting, Offer Condolences
American Forces Press Service
"This deeply appalling incident in no way represents the values of ISAF and coalition troops or the abiding respect we feel for the Afghan people," the general said. "Nor does it impugn or diminish the spirit of cooperation and partnership we have worked so hard to foster with the Afghan National Security Forces."