30 November 2012

Central African Republic: Secretary Clinton On Central African Republic's National Day

document

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Office of the Spokesperson

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY CLINTON

Central African Republic National Day Message

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of the Central African Republic as you celebrate your independence this December 1st.

The Central African Republic remains a valued partner to the United States, particularly as we work together to promote regional peace and security through the international effort to end the threat posed by the Lord's Resistance Army. Our nations share a vision of stability and prosperity for all Central Africans which comes about by improving economic growth and developing institutions, strengthening the rule of law, promoting transparency and encouraging broad participation in governance. The United States also remains dedicated to working with the Central African Republic on issues of mutual importance on the African continent and throughout the world.

I wish the people of the Central African Republic a joyous National Day celebration and look forward to greater peace and prosperity for both of our countries.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2012 United States Department of State. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.