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    U.S. Welcomes Somali Ambassador

    We are pleased to announce the arrival of Ambassador Omar Abdirashi Ali Sharmarke, the first Somali Ambassador to the United States in over twenty years.

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    A/S Thomas Greenfield Press Conference

    “We see an opportunity in Somalia for the first time in over 20 years for this country to move into the community of nations… to build a society, to build a democracy that can address the needs of the people of Somalia.”

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    President Obama’s Message to Muslims on Ramadan

    On behalf of the American people, Michelle and I extend our best wishes to Muslim communities here in the United States and around the world on the beginning of the blessed month of Ramadan.

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    Secretary Kerry: Somalia National Day

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people and government of Somalia on your 54th Independence Day on July 1. The United States is proud to support Somalia as it continues on the path to becoming a stable, federal democracy and a strong international partner.

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