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Hillary Clinton Makes Rare Appearance At State Department Museum Opening

Hillary Clinton made a rare public appearance at a ceremony to celebrate the completion of a U.S. Diplomacy Center pavilion this week.

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“I’m thrilled to be here at the new Hillary Clinton Pavilion,” Clinton said Tuesday, according to Politico. “I’m sure you will notice it is the most transparent part of the entire project.” (RELATED: Hillary Clinton Is Throwing A Party To Thank Her Millionaire Donors)

“I’m excited about the historic artifacts and the cutting-edge exhibits that will be here to teach and inspire future generations about the work of our country’s diplomats,” she continued.

“Students and visitors alike will be able to simulate high-stakes diplomatic negotiation, learn more about resolving disputes in our increasingly interconnected and interdependent world.”

Hillary Clinton

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(Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

(Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton

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During her brief remarks, Clinton said that “democracy, freedom and the rule of law are under attack.”

“Diplomacy is one of the greatest forces for peace, prosperity and progress the world has ever known. And today, the lessons of this museum are more vital and urgent than ever.” (RELATED: Bill Clinton Gets Choked Up After Casting Electoral Vote For Hillary Clinton)

Hillary Clinton

(Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

(Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

(Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Clinton is one of four secretaries who will have exhibition halls named after them, including John Kerry, Henry Kissinger and James Baker.