President George Manneh Weah has reiterated that the United States of America remains Liberia’s biggest traditional ally.
“If you are not a friend of the United States of America, you are not our friend,” President George Weah sounded a clear warning .
President Weah sounded clear warning while delivering his Sixth Annual Message also referred to as the State of the Nation Address(SONA) to the Sixth Session of the Fifty-Fourth National Legislature of the Republic of Liberia at the Capitol Building in Monrovia on Monday, January 30, 2023.
The Liberian leader told would be political leaders to recognize and see the USA as traditional and unquestionable ally.
“If you are aspiring to be leaders, please respect the USA,” he maintained.
He said Liberia continues to enjoy unhindered and uninterrupted diplomatic ties and support from the USA and will remain a reliable ally for good.
At the same time, the Liberian Chief Executive hailed USA through its President Joseph Biden for its support to the upcoming elections in the tune of 20Million.
He also disclosed fruitful decisions held last year in 2022 with the American President in the areas of elections, democracy, rule of law and development.
On the issue of peace, President Weah cautioned political leaders not to put the young people at risk just to assume state or national power.
He discouraged violence and war and called for a peaceful and non-violent elections for the betterment of the Country.
“Without Peace , Our World will be difficult,” he asserted. .
Meanwhile, he stated that as a Feminist in Chief, he will hope to see more women on the ballot in October of 2023.
The United Nations Women, he, among other things, added, is providing support to the elections process and will engage into a nationwide exercise to promote and advocate for women full political and leadership participation across the country.