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Nicaraguan Independence Day


Press Statement
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
September 14, 2009

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On behalf of the people of the United States, I extend my congratulations to the people of Nicaragua as they celebrate 188 years of independence on September 15. As Nicaraguans continue the tradition of reading the Act of Independence of Central America in schools throughout the country tomorrow, showing solidarity with all the people of the isthmus in commemorating the freedom and independence of the five Central American republics, they can be proud of their country and confident in the friendship of United States.

On this historic occasion, let me reaffirm the commitment of the United States to build a stronger partnership with the people of Nicaragua in support of their journey toward a more prosperous future. Together we can work to build a more secure, democratic, and thriving hemisphere.



PRN: 2009/906

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