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President Trump Announces Presidential Delegation to Monrovia to Attend the Presidential Inauguration of His Excellency George Weah, President-elect of the Republic of Liberia

Jan. 25, 2018 | By cstefan
23 IN BDE CDR Col. Prince Johnson III, far right, shows Maj. Gen. Vadnais, Col. Harris, Command Sgt. Maj. Lincoln the view from Edward Binyah Kesselly Barracks. Also pictured is Command Sgt. Maj. Manqueh , far left. Story written by the White House Press LANSING, Mich. -- President Donald J. Trump today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Monrovia, Liberia to attend Inaugural Ceremonies of President-Elect George Weah on January 22, 2018. The United States is proud to celebrate with the people of Liberia as they mark the country’s first peaceful transfer of power from one democratically elected head of state to another in decades, a major milestone for Liberia’s democracy and for Africa. This Presidential Delegation shall proceed as planned given the importance of our partnership with Africa and our commitment to its continued growth and success. The Honorable Thomas A. Shannon, Jr., Under Secretary for Political Affairs, U.S. Department of State,will lead the delegation. Members of the Presidential Delegation: The Honorable Christine A. Elder, United States Ambassador to the Republic of Liberia Mr. Cyril E. Sartor, Senior Director for African Affairs, National Security Council Major General Gregory J. Vadnais, The Adjutant General, Michigan National Guard The Honorable Stephanie S. Sullivan, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs, U.S. Department of State ### THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2018