Storming of the United States Capitol, criminals who committed violent acts of terror against US democracy will account
The United States and Zambia Partnering Together
EMBASSY OF THE
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
NR/1260/01/08/2021 CONTACT: Sean McIntosh
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Public Affairs Officer
January 8, 2021 Phone: 021357000
Storming of the United States Capitol
LUSAKA – The United States Congress has completed its Constitutionally mandated count of the Electoral College vote and affirmed the election of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Kamala D. Harris as President and Vice President of the United States. They will be sworn into office and a peaceful transfer of power will occur on January 20, 2021.
The criminals who committed violent acts of terror against our democracy yesterday will be held accountable in accordance with the rule of law in the United States.
Our heartfelt gratitude to the many citizens of Zambia who sent messages of support during yesterday’s difficult hours.
The enduring friendship and partnership between the United States and the people of Zambia will endure and thrive as we recommit to supporting and living up to our democratic ideals