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Uruguayan Independence Day


Press Statement
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
August 25, 2009

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On behalf of the people of the United States, I would like to offer warm wishes and congratulations to the people of Uruguay as they celebrate 184 years of independence. On this historic occasion, we salute Uruguay’s rich culture and traditions, as well as its leadership on a wide range of key issues for our Hemisphere.

The partnership between the United States and Uruguay is based on mutual respect and mutual interest. Our people are united by our shared commitment to democratic values and strong economic, cultural and familial ties. Let me reaffirm the commitment of the United States to strengthen and deepen our partnership as we work together to build a peaceful and prosperous future for all our people.




PRN: 2009/852

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