Remarks
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of State
Plane Upon Departure from Cape Verde
August 14, 2009


SECRETARY CLINTON: (In progress) trip and I’m very grateful to everyone (inaudible) and the hats are –

QUESTION: A big hit.

QUESTION: (Inaudible.)

(Laughter.)

SECRETARY CLINTON: A little souvenir.

(Laughter.)

QUESTION: (Inaudible.)

SECRETARY CLINTON: No, it was cute. I liked it.

QUESTION: (Inaudible) those hats sitting there, it’s like –

SECRETARY CLINTON: They were so happy (inaudible).

QUESTION: (Inaudible.)

SECRETARY CLINTON: Oh, my gosh. We said, well, we’re going to go to talk to (inaudible).

QUESTION: (Inaudible.)

QUESTION: (Inaudible.)

SECRETARY CLINTON: (Inaudible.) I mean, he was thrilled.

QUESTION: (Inaudible.)

QUESTION: (Inaudible.)

SECRETARY CLINTON: But you know, they deserve it. They really deserved it. We gave the first three Millennium Challenge grants (inaudible) Madagascar (inaudible).

QUESTION: (Inaudible) yeah, yeah.

SECRETARY CLINTON: And it really worked the way it was supposed to work. It enhanced their capacity. But I mean, they were ready for it and they understood it and they took advantage of it. But it was a good example to use. And on every other indicator, they’re just doing it right.

QUESTION: (Inaudible.)



PRN: 2009/T11-53

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