Daily Archives: July 1, 2017

Africa: Rwanda National Day

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer congratulations to Rwanda on its 55thNational Day.

The United States and Rwanda share a close relationship born of decades of engagement …

Africa: Burundi National Day

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, congratulations to the people of Burundi on the 55th anniversary of your independence.

We applaud Burundi’s ongoing commitment to international peacekeeping operations and recognize …

Africa: Somalia National Day

On behalf of the United States, best wishes on the occasion of Somalia’s 57th Independence Day.

Over the past four years, the Somali people have made an earnest effort to turn the tide toward a …

Africa: Burundi National Day


Press Statement

Rex W. Tillerson

Secretary of State

Washington, DC
July 1, 2017


On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, congratulations to the people of Burundi on the 55th anniversary of

Africa: Somalia National Day


Press Statement

Rex W. Tillerson

Secretary of State

Washington, DC
July 1, 2017


On behalf of the United States, best wishes on the occasion of Somalia’s 57th Independence Day.

Over the past four years, the