Africa: Mauritania National Day Message

Press Statement

Rex W. Tillerson

Secretary of State

Washington, DC

November 28, 2017

On behalf of President Trump and the people of the United States of America, I am delighted to send my best wishes to the people of Mauritania on your 57th anniversary of independence on November 28.

The United States looks forward to growing our strong relationship with Mauritania in the coming year. We will continue our longstanding partnership by working together to strengthen our economic ties, address terrorist threats in the region, and build Mauritania’s democratic institutions.

The United States supports all Mauritanians as you work to build a country that is peaceful, prosperous, and united.