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The World Will Always Remember September 11
Kenyan officials, American citizens and members of the Embassy community gathered at a flagpole which used to stand in front of the old U.S. Embassy. The United States Marine Corps lowered the U.S. flag to half-staff while Taps was played. The Ambassador delivered remarks, and at 8:46 a.m. Eastern Standard Time a choir of American schoolchildren sang the U.S. national anthem, followed by the Kenyan national anthem.

A World United
President Daniel T. arap Moi's Speech at the U.N. on November 12, 2001
"Terrorism poses a real threat to intemational peace and security and must be condemned by people of good will throughout the world. Terrorism cannot be justified in any form whatsoever. No philosophy, religion or creed can allow the taking away of innocent lives and the destruction of valuable property. The people of Kenya experienced first hand the devastating effects of terrorism in august 1998. The attack on Kenya, a country faced with challenges of poverty and under-development was especially severe and continues to affect us. Kenya understands well the pain of those affected by the recent attacks in the joint States of America, and fully supports the efforts being led by the President of the United States of America Mr. George W. Bush and his administration to fight terrorism in all its forms."

National Anthem of Kenya
Listen to the National Anthem
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O God of all creation,
Bless this our land and nation.
Justice be our shield and defender,
May we dwell in unity,
Peace and liberty.
Plenty be found within our borders.

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