Thanksgiving AmCham lunch: US Chargé d’Affaires praises efforts made to fight corruption and foster growth in the DR


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Feb 20, 2019

The Chargé d’Affaires of the US Embassy in the Dominican Republic, Robert Thomas, used the platform of the American Chamber of Commerce traditional Thanksgiving luncheon to acknowledge: “It is in America’s national interest to see the Dominican Republic succeed.” The top-ranking officer at the US Embassy in the Dominican Republic stated that the United States’ overarching objective is to support the development of a secure, democratic and prosperous Dominican Republic.

“The United States wholeheartedly believes that we are more secure and prosperous when we work together with successful, strong, and likeminded partners such as the Dominican Republic to advance our shared interests so as to create an environment in which all our citizens can thrive,” he stated.

The statement is made at a time the Dominican government has urged support from the United States to ensure...

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