-Says President Violates Constitution
While presenting Patten his Letter of Credence, President Weah used the occasion to hail Liberia’s traditional diplomatic relations with the USA, a relationship spanning nearly a century and four scores.
He called on Ambassador Patten to work towards strengthening and sustaining the long cherished relationship between the two countries.
President Weah urged him to uphold the confidence reposed in him by diligently ensuring that Liberia and the United states continue to enjoy their longstanding diplomatic relations.
He also mandated Amb. Patten to use his presence in the U.S. to explore opportunities that would benefit his country and people.
In response, Patten thanked the President for the opportunity afforded him to serve the people of Liberia. He assured President Weah that he would do all in his powers and from his long diplomatic experience to foster good relations with the U.S. while promoting Liberia’s image abroad.