U.S. Department of State News:Congratulations to the New Prime Minister of Timor-Leste, Taur Matan Ruak

U.S. Department of State News:Congratulations to the New Prime Minister of Timor-Leste, Taur Matan Ruak

WASHINGTONU.S. Department of State today released the following statement:

We congratulate newly-appointed Timor-Leste Prime Minister Taur Matan Ruak.  The relationship between the United States and Timor-Leste remains rooted in our people-to-people ties and shared democratic values.  The United States looks forward to working closely with the new Timor-Leste government to deepen our already strong partnership and to address common international and regional challenges

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