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Remarks Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille Before Their Meeting

Hillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of State
Treaty Room
Washington, DC
February 8, 2012


SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, it’s a tremendous pleasure and honor for me to welcome Haiti’s prime minister. Prime Minister Conille is working very hard alongside President Martelly and other leaders in Haiti to give Haitians the future that they deserve, and we are proud to be your partner and your friend in this very important undertaking.

And I look forward to continuing our conversations, Prime Minister.

PRIME MINISTER CONILLE: Thank you very much for meeting with us. Thank you for (inaudible). I’m very, very happy to be here. And we’re very thankful for your government’s support to Haiti, not only after the earthquake, but for years and years. And we’re grateful for the opportunity to have these discussions.

SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you, sir.

PRIME MINISTER CONILLE: Thank you Madam Secretary.

SECRETARY CLINTON: My pleasure. Thank you all.

PRN: 2012/189

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