Bush, Clinton hail Obama for bringing Osama to justice

Barack Obama
Washington, May 2: Former US Presidents George W Bush and Bill Clinton today (May 2) congratulated President Barack Obama for bringing al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden to justice.

"This is a profoundly important moment not just for the families of those who lost their lives on 9/11 and in al-Qaeda's other attacks but for people all over the world who want to build a common future of peace, freedom, and cooperation for our children," Bill Clinton said in a statement.

"I congratulate the President, the National Security team and the members of our armed forces on bringing Osama bin Laden to justice after more than a decade of murderous al-Qaeda attacks," Clinton said.

Obama called Clinton and his predecessor Bush, before making the announcement of bin Laden's death to the nation and to the world. Bush also congratulated Obama after hearing about the death of bin Laden.


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