Obama, Clinton extend greetings to Muslims for Eid al-Fitr

Obama, Clinton extend gr

By JPOST.COM
February 21, 2010 10:32

US President Barack Obama is extending greetings to Muslims celebrating Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month-long fasting time known as Ramadan. Obama on Saturday issued a statement saying he and his wife, Michelle, congratulate Muslims in the US and around on the world on a "blessed day." Obama said even at this festive occasion, Muslims remember the less fortunate, those suffering in poverty, hunger, conflict and disease. In her own statement, US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said the occasion is a reminder that the values of Islam - "charity, community, cooperation, compassion are values which we hold dear as Americans."


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