U.S. Embassy Statement on 8888 Anniversary

Today marks the 27th anniversary of a tragic day in the modern history of this country, a day of bloodshed and sacrifice that ushered in a new era of division. As landmark elections approach, and as people of all ethnicities, races and religions unite in common cause to provide emergency relief to those affected by the devastating floods here in recent weeks, may this day be a moment for reflection on the futility of violence, and the critical importance of dialogue, unity, mutual respect, democracy, peace and justice for all in this country.  Read More