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US Representative Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen

Proudly Representing American Samoa

Amata Welcomes RMI President Hilda Heine

September 14, 2017
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Aumua Amata was privileged to meet Wednesday afternoon with President Hilda Heine of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Marshall Islands Minister of Foreign Affairs John Silk and Ambassador to the United States Gerald Zackios.


With President Heine
With President Hilda Heine in my Washington, D.C. office.


“It was a real honor to welcome my friend, President Hilda Heine, Minister Silk and Ambassador Zackios to the United States Capitol,” said Aumua Amata. “The Pacific Island nations and territories have much in common with each other, and we all benefit greatly from mutual friendships.” 


With Marshall Islands President and officials
With President Heine and a group of leaders from the Republic of the Marshall Islands.


“My family and I lived in the Marshall Islands for some time as a child when my father served there, and it was both a happy and an important time in my life and education,” Congresswoman Amata continued. “I appreciate President Heine’s time today, and more importantly, her dedication and public service. I look forward to future opportunities to work together on behalf of American Samoa and the Marshall Islands.”