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Adams welcomes appointment of Hilary Clinton as US Secretary of State

22 January, 2009 - by Pat Sheehan


Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams MLA, MP has this afternoon congratulated US Senator Hilary Clinton on her appointment as US Secretary of State. Mr Adams acknowledged Senator Clinton’s contribution to the Irish Peace Process and said he looks forward to working with her in her new position.

The Sinn Féin President said:

“I want to congratulate Senator Hilary Clinton in her new role as US Secretary of State. This appointment by President Obama illustrates her contribution to US politics for many years now.

“I would also like to acknowledge the role that Hilary Clinton has played in the Irish Peace Process and that I look forward to working with her into the future in her new role.” ENDS

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