Mali National Day

Press Statement
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
September 22, 2012

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Mali as you celebrate the 52nd anniversary of your independence this September 22. The United States stands with you as you work for peace and security, restoration of Mali's territorial integrity, and a return to democratically-elected government. The United States looks forward to many years of continued friendship.

PRN: 2012/1491