Ambassador Laskaris celebrates Iftar with the Grand Imam

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Members of the US Embassy staff, including Ambassador Alex Laskaris, broke the Ramadan fast in the village of Melia, Kindia Prefecture.  The Embassy also did Iftars this year in Conakry, Boke and Labe.  The Embassy went the Melia for the second time, at the invitation of El Haj Mamadou Saliou Camara, Grand Imam of the Faycal Mosque in Conakry.  In his remarks to the people of the village, Ambassador Laskaris thanked the Muslim and Christian clergy of Guinea for their support in the fight against Ebola and for their consistent inter-faith calls for an end to violence.