Posted by: africanpressorganization | 28 May 2012

Ethiopia’s National Day


 

Ethiopia’s National Day

 

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Secretary of State

Washington, DC

May 25, 2012

 

 

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Ethiopia as you celebrate your national day this May 28th.

The United States and the people of Ethiopia share a strong history as friends and partners. Together, we are working to enhance food security, improve health services, strengthen education, promote trade, and expand development. The United States applauds Ethiopia’s dedication to maintaining security in the region, including through important and effective peacekeeping missions in Sudan and South Sudan. I hope the coming year will yield a more vibrant civil society and private sector to help shape a brighter future for Ethiopia.

The United States is committed to helping Ethiopia achieve a more peaceful and prosperous future for all its people, and we look forward to continuing to work together toward common goals in Africa and around the world. As you gather with family and friends to celebrate your national day, know that the United States stands with you.

 

SOURCE 

US Department of State


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