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Ambassador Berry’s Remarks for the Memorial Service of Nelson Mandela Australian National University

Prime Minister Hawke, Your Excellencies, distinguished guests. On behalf of President Obama, and the people of the United States of America, I would like to offer our deepest condolences to President Mandela’s family, to the people of South Africa, and to everyone who today enjoys the freedoms he spent his life fighting to achieve. I ...
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Ambassador Berry’s Remarks For the 70th Anniversary of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt’s Visit to Canberra

I’d like to offer a very warm welcome to: Her Excellency the Honorable Quentin Bryce, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, and His Excellency Mr. Michael Bryce; The Dean and members of the Diplomatic Corps; Members of Parliament; Distinguished guests, ladies, and gentlemen; I’m very pleased to welcome you today as we celebrate the visit ...
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Ambassador Berry’s Remarks at the Opening of the 17th Annual Canberra International Film Festival

Thank you, Nicole, for that wonderful introduction. And thank you to the Canberra International Film Festival for inviting me to this highlight of Canberra’s cultural calendar. The U.S. Embassy is a proud sponsor of this festival, and it is a pleasure to be here with you and open this amazing series of international films that ...
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