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Georgia Independence Day

Press Statement
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
May 25, 2010


On behalf of the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Georgia as you celebrate your Independence Day on May 26. This is an occasion to celebrate your rich culture and history. Georgians have achieved impressive political and economic development, and I am confident in Georgia’s bright future.

Georgia is a valued friend and partner of the United States. Today we renew our commitment to Georgia’s territorial integrity and sovereignty and reaffirm the commitment of the United States to working together to broaden and deepen our partnership.

I offer my warmest wishes on this Independence Day for a peaceful and prosperous year to come.


PRN: 2010/679


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