U.S. Secretary of State address on Guinea National Day

By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea
Oct 2nd, 2012

WASHINGTON, October 2, 2012 Press Statement

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Secretary of State

Washington, DC

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.

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