FIJI NEWS
October 09, 2012 12:00:00 AM
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President of the United States of America, Barrack Obama has extended his sincere congratulations to the people of the Republic of Fiji on the commemoration of the nation's 42nd anniversary of independence.

"We share a mutual comittment to peace, freedom, the rule of law, democratic principles and respect among nations.The close ties between our people are a product of our shared commitment to these core values," he said in a statement released by the US embassy in Suva.

"As Fiji celebrates its Independence, the American people continue to support the people of Fiji in your quest to draft a new Constitution and return to democracy. I am confident that the close relationship between our nations will strengthen as the people of Fiji work to build a more free and prosperous future."

A nation-wide celebration will be held around the country tomorrow to mark Fiji Day.

By Reginald Chandar

 

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