COMMEMORATING THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL
"We are here today to celebrate the ideal we cherish above all others - human freedom - and to celebrate the day that ideal triumphed in one city in the heart of Europe. We must remember the role America played in the victory of freedom in Europe, and all we've done since to help realize its promise. Most important, we must reaffirm our determination to finish the job."
President Bill Clinton
Tuesday, November 9, 1999
Today, at Georgetown University, President Clinton delivered a major foreign policy address to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall a decade ago The President discussed the progress we have achieved towards strengthening democracy in Central and Eastern Europe, and the challenges that lie ahead. The President emphasized that U.S. leadership and engagement have been – and remain – critical to Europe's peaceful transformation.
Furthering Peace Through Leadership. President Clinton's vision of an undivided, democratic, and peaceful Europe has been furthered by two key achievements:
Outlining Our Challenges. President Clinton defined four key challenges we face in securing a democratic peace in Europe:
Calling for Bipartisan Support on Foreign Policy Agenda. President Clinton called for bipartisan support for his agenda to meet our foreign policy challenges and priorities, including:
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