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President George W. Bush
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For Immediate Release
November 6, 2002

Global Message

KEY POINTS From a Presidential Greeting, November 5, 2002

  • Ramadan is a time for fasting, prayer, worship, and contemplation. Muslims observe this month by renewing their dedication to caring for those in need, doing good deeds, and strengthening family and community ties.
  • Islam is a peace-loving faith practiced by more than one billion people, including millions of American Muslims.
  • The United States is grateful for the friendship and support of many Muslim Nations that are vital partners in the global coalition to fight against terrorism.
  • America remains committed to freedom, justice, and opportunity for all people and we continue to work together for a future of peace, tolerance, and understanding.
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