U.S. Secretary of State address on Guinea National Day
WASHINGTON, October 2, 2012 Press Statement
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of State
October 1, 2012
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Guinea on the 54th anniversary of your independence this October 2.
The United States and Guinea share a commitment to democracy, economic development, and inclusive government. We are pleased at the news of the upcoming legislative elections. A transparent and timely electoral process will benefit the Guinean people. The United States remains dedicated to working with Guinea to strengthen democratic governance and promote national reconciliation.
I wish all Guineans a year of peace and prosperity.