2015 U.S. Independence Day Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Derek Mitchell at the Embassy Mission Residence, Rangoon

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Mr. Vice President, Madam, Venerable Ashins, excellencies, distinguished guests, friends, ladies and gentlemen. Alone Mingalaba kh’mya! Welcome to you all. Thank you so much for braving the rain and the traffic to join my wife Min and me, as well as my colleagues from the U.S. Embassy, in celebrating the 239th birthday of the United States of America. I hope you’ve enjoyed the food so far. Tonight you’ll see we decided to forego the fancy stuff and serve classic American July 4 picnic food.  Read More