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Lao New Year

Press Statement
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
April 10, 2009


On the occasion of the traditional Lao New Year celebration, I would like to extend my warm wishes for a peaceful, prosperous year to the Government and the people of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. In this year of new beginnings, I look forward to continuing and enhancing cooperation between our two countries on many areas of mutual interest.

§¡-©ó-¯ó-ÃÏú Transliteration: Sook dii pii mai Translation: Happy New Year!


PRN: 2009/318


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