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On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste as you celebrate the Restoration of Independence Day on May 20.
As Asia's youngest nation, Timor-Leste has shown great commitment to promoting freedom and democracy. The United States values the friendship between our two countries and we look forward to working together to strengthen our partnership.
As you mark this occasion, I offer our warmest wishes and our hope that Timor-Leste continues to enjoy the blessings of peace and liberty.
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