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Remarks by Ambassador Michael Froman at the opening ceremony of the 2015 AGOA Forum

Published on August 27, 2015

Remarks by U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman at the Opening Ceremony of the 2015 U.S.-Sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum (AGOA Forum) in Libreville, Gabon, 26 August 2015

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Good morning.

Your Excellency, President Bongo Ondimba, Honorable Minister Tchango, esteemed members of the Gabonese Government, Ministers and Heads of Delegations from the 39 AGOA partner countries, my U.S. Government colleagues, and private sector and civil society leaders:

If I may borrow a phrase I learned here in Africa: All protocol observed.

It’s a pleasure to be among so many friends of AGOA. Read more. Source | Office of the United States Trade Representatives