Posted by: africanpressorganization | 26 June 2015

Madagascar National Day


Madagascar National Day


WASHINGTON, June 26, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ Press Statement

John Kerry

Secretary of State

Washington, DC

June 26, 2015


On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Madagascar as you celebrate your independence on June 26.

We encourage all parties to advance Madagascar’s democratic principles and strengthen the rule of law. Political stability is crucial to the future of Madagascar and a necessary cornerstone for economic progress. The United States remains committed to working with you to improve healthcare and foster economic growth.

On this joyous occasion, I wish the Malagasy people peace and prosperity in the year ahead.



US Department of State


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