Ms. Rebiya Kadeer Meets with U.S. Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice


Sep 09, 2008

Ms. Rebiya Kadeer, Uyghur democracy leader, and Mr. Alim Seytoff, UAA general secretary, have attended the Iftaar Reception at the U.S. State Department hosted by Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice in the evening of September the 8th. During the reception in honor of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, both Ms. Kadeer and Mr. Seytoff have met and talked to Secretary Rice. Ms. Kadeer thanked Madame Secretary for the U.S. efforts in securing her release from a dark Chinese prison and praised America's ongoing concern over the persecution of Uyghur Muslims by the Chinese government. Ms. Rice was delighted to see Ms. Kadeer and thanked her for attending the reception. Mr. Seytoff also thanked Secretary Rice for American support of Uyghur people's peaceful struggle for human rights and democracy. This is the second time both Ms. Kadeer and Mr. Seytoff attended the Iftaar Reception at the State Department.

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