Morocco Celebrates Its National Day

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The citizens of Morocco today celebrated their National Day.

US Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, speaking in Washington, DC, extended the congratulations of President Obama and the people of the United States, to the people of Morocco

on their National Day.

“During this time of profound change in the Middle East and North Africa, the United States supports your efforts to strengthen the rule of law, human rights and good governance.” -Ms. Hillary Clinton

She congratulated King Mohamed VI and the Moroccan people on the peaceful constitutional referendum held on 1st of July, and welcome it as an important step toward democratic reform.

“Morocco is a longstanding friend, partner, and ally of the United States. Wherever you celebrate this special day, know that the United States stands with you. I look forward to continuing to strengthen this partnership as we work together toward our common goals.” -Ms. Clinton

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