US State Department: Statement on ANZAC Day
April 24, 2013
Statement by Secretary Kerry: Australian
and New Zealand Army Corps (Anzac) Day
On behalf of
President Obama and the people of the United States, I am
delighted to send best wishes to the people of Australia and
New Zealand on Anzac Day this April 25. Today we stand
together to honour the memory of the courageous heroes of
Gallipoli and pay tribute to all of the proud men and women
who have served in the defence forces of Australia and New
Zealand. We celebrate the bond that Australians and New
Zealanders have gained through their shared sacrifice and
reflect on the virtues of hope, courage, and freedom that
unite our three nations. The United States is honored to
have such strong partners in promoting peace and prosperity
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