Remarks by Ambassador Doherty at the 2018 Independence Day Reception

(As prepared for delivery) Mr. President, Ministers, Honored Guests – Good evening and Welcome!   Tonight we celebrate the two hundred and forty-second anniversary of the independence of the United States of America.  Thank you for joining us. We often celebrate Independence Day early because of the July heat.   While Mother Nature hasn’t been nice ...
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Ambassador Doherty’s Independence Day Reception Remarks

U.S. Embassy Cyprus May 25, 2017 Mr. President, we are honored to have you here tonight.  Ministers, Excellencies, Eminences, friends, good evening! Welcome to the U.S. Embassy on this beautiful and surprisingly cool night as we celebrate the two hundred and forty-first anniversary of America’s independence.  We are happy to share this holiday with our ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Kathleen Doherty at the Independence Day Reception

Mr. President… Ministers, Your Excellencies, Eminences, friends – Good evening!  Welcome to the U.S. Embassy on this beautiful night as we celebrate the two hundred and fortieth anniversary of America’s independence! However, before we start our celebration, I would like to take a moment to express our sadness for all the lives lost in Orlando, ...
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