Remarks With U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Before Their Meeting

Hillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of State
Treaty Room
Washington, DC
June 8, 2009

Date: 06/08/2009 Description: Secretary Clinton meets with the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom at the State Department. © State Dept Photo by Michael GrossIt’s a delight to see some whom I have known for a long time and others who I’m meeting for the first time, and have this chance to talk through some of the issues that are of particular concern to you and to us on behalf of religious freedom and religious expression. We care deeply about it. You heard the President speak about it in his speech in Cairo last week. It’s a core human right and it’s also a core American value. So we’re very grateful to you for your advocacy and hard work on this issue.

PRN: 2009/561