Remarks With Marshall Islands President Iroij Jurelang Zedkaia Before Their Meeting

Treaty Room
Washington, DC
May 14, 2010

SECRETARY CLINTON: I’m so pleased. I know it was a very long journey. Thank you for making it to come and meet with us.

PRESIDENT ZEDKAIA: We met at Copenhagen.

SECRETARY CLINTON: Yes, indeed. Well, I’m delighted to welcome the president of the Marshall Islands, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, a great ally and friend of the United States. I’m looking forward to our discussion about a range of important issues. And thank you so much, Mr. President, for coming for these consultations.

PRESIDENT ZEDKAIA: Thank you very much. It’s my honor.

SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you, sir. Thank you. Thank you all very much.

PRN: 2010/625