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Message to the King of Laos on the 50th Anniversary of His Accession to the Throne.

April 15, 1954

[Released April 15, 1954. Dated April 14, 1954]

His Majesty Sisavang Vong

King of Laos

Luang Prabang, Laos

It is an honor to send personal greetings to Your Majesty on the fiftieth anniversary of your accession to the throne. I wish at the same time to express my hope that the people of Laos will continue for many years to benefit from your wise and courageous leadership which has been so vital a factor in the inspiring defense of your Kingdom against foreign aggression.

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

Note: This message was released at Augusta, Ga,

Dwight D. Eisenhower, Message to the King of Laos on the 50th Anniversary of His Accession to the Throne. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/233739

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