U.S Praises Uganda in Independence Day Message

The United States has praised Uganda for building peace in the region, prostate hosting refugees, viagra buy respect for human rights and quest for economic and social development.

A statement signed by the U.S Secretary of State, John Kerry released by the Department of State on Saturday said the world’s super power is strongly behind Uganda.

“On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I offer my best wishes to the people of Uganda as you celebrate the 54th anniversary of your nation’s independence,” part of the statement read.

“The friendship between our peoples is important to the United States. My government strongly supports your aspiration for further economic and social development and respect for human rights.”

The Obama administration pledged continuous to Uganda government under President Yoweri Museveni mainly in ensuring peace across the region.

“The United States will continue to assist you in efforts to build peace and security within the region by supporting the African Union Mission in Somalia and helping to address the ongoing threat posed by the Lord’s Resistance Army.”

Secretary Kerry also highlighted the ‘great role Uganda is playing in receiving people running away from volatile nations mainly South Sudan, including women and children.’

“Uganda is also known for its dedication to the well-being and empowerment of refugees seeking safety within its borders. I commend you for providing aid and hospitality to these vulnerable populations.”


The statement concluded wishing Uganda the best in all activities at hand.

“On this day of national celebration, I congratulate you and hope that the year to come will prove to be one of happiness, good health, and success for all.”

The wording of the message seems to conceal the diplomatic glitch between the two nations that emerged immediately after the elections.

On 12th May 2016 during Museveni’s swearing in at Kololo Independence Grounds, U.S officials led by Ambassador to Uganda, Deborah Mallach walked out before the end of the event when the former attacked the International Criminal Court.

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