National Day

United States | Aruba National Day

United States (STL.News) – On behalf of the Government of the United States, I offer my best wishes to the people of Aruba as you commemorate your National Day on March 18. The United States values the strong ties and exchanges between our nations. We look forward to expanding travel between our two countries and … Continue reading United States | Aruba National Day

United States | Mauritius National Day

United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States, I congratulate all citizens of Mauritius on the 51st anniversary of your country’s independence on March 12. The United States is committed to our cooperation that advances trade and investment and celebrates our long partnership in the region. We have worked with you … Continue reading United States | Mauritius National Day

United States | Ghana’s National Day

United States – On behalf of the United States, I congratulate the people and Government of Ghana as you celebrate your 62nd independence day on March 6. The United States and Ghana have a deep friendship based on shared values. Through your spirit of democracy and robust economy, Ghana is a leader in the region … Continue reading United States | Ghana’s National Day

United States | On the Occasion of Bulgaria’s National Day

United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Bulgaria on your National Day. March 3 marks the creation of an independent, modern Bulgaria. Later this month we will also celebrate Bulgaria’s sovereign decision to join NATO 15 years ago. Since Bulgaria shed the Communist … Continue reading United States | On the Occasion of Bulgaria’s National Day

United States | Papua New Guinea National Day

United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I extend my sincerest congratulations to the people of Papua New Guinea in celebration of your 43rd National Day on September 16th. The United States considers Papua New Guinea a close partner and values our coordination on advancing a free and … Continue reading United States | Papua New Guinea National Day

United States | Brunei Darussalam National Day

United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Brunei Darussalam as you celebrate your 35th National Day. The United States and Brunei Darussalam enjoy excellent bilateral relations, and Brunei is an invaluable partner in Southeast Asia. We look forward to expanding our partnership across … Continue reading United States | Brunei Darussalam National Day

United States | The Gambia’s National Day

United States – On behalf of the United States, I congratulate the people of The Gambia as you celebrate the 54th anniversary of your independence on February 18. We remain committed to a strong partnership with The Gambia and look forward to continued cooperation on efforts to promote democracy, good governance, and economic growth. The … Continue reading United States | The Gambia’s National Day

United States | Serbia National Day

United States – On behalf of the United States government and the American people, I am pleased to extend our congratulations to the people of Serbia as you celebrate your national day. The United States remains committed to supporting Serbia’s goal of further Western integration. Normalizing relations with Kosovo, with mutual recognition as its foundation, … Continue reading United States | Serbia National Day

United States | The Republic of Kenya’s National Day

United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer my congratulations on the occasion of Kenya’s 55th Jamhuri Day. The United States and Kenya maintain strong government and people-to-people ties, and I am proud of this enduring relationship that continues to deepen and flourish. Through our new Strategic … Continue reading United States | The Republic of Kenya’s National Day

United States | Burkina Faso’s National Day

United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the Government and people of Burkina Faso as you celebrate your national day on December 11. The United States supports Burkina Faso’s efforts to build stronger democratic institutions, promote economic reform, confront terrorist threats, and improve health to ensure … Continue reading United States | Burkina Faso’s National Day

United States | Finland National Day

United States – On behalf of the United States government, I congratulate the people of Finland on the 101st anniversary of your independence. In 2019, the United States and Finland will celebrate 100 years of diplomatic relations and I am proud to say that our partnership is as strong as ever. We commend Finland for … Continue reading United States | Finland National Day

United States | Thailand National Day

United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer my sincerest and warmest wishes to the Kingdom of Thailand on your National Day. This year marked the 200-year anniversary of the historic U.S.-Thai friendship that has united our two nations through war and peace, hardship and prosperity. Under … Continue reading United States | Thailand National Day

United States | Lao People’s Democratic Republic National Day

United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, we send our congratulations on Laos’ National Day to President Bounnhang Vorachit and the people of Laos. Our Comprehensive Partnership and Laos’ role as the U.S. Country Coordinator for ASEAN continues to strengthen our ties and yield new opportunities. The United … Continue reading United States | Lao People’s Democratic Republic National Day

United States | On the Occasion of Romania’s National Day

United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the Romanian people on your National Day. On this day, we celebrate with all Romanians the 100th anniversary of the creation of modern Romania and we reflect on our friendship and strategic partnership. Romania is a strong Ally of … Continue reading United States | On the Occasion of Romania’s National Day

United States | Mauritania National Day

United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I wish the government and people of Mauritania prosperity, peace, and happiness as you celebrate your Independence Day. The United States enjoys a broad bilateral relationship with Mauritania. In the coming year, we will continue to work together to address issues … Continue reading United States | Mauritania National Day

United States | Albania National Day

United States – On behalf of the United States government and the American people, I congratulate the people of Albania as you celebrate your Independence Day. As you commemorate your 106 years of independence, we in America celebrate and recognize our enduring friendship with Albania. The United States values Albania’s commitment to NATO and the … Continue reading United States | Albania National Day

United States | Lebanon National Day

United States – Today, on behalf of the American people, I wish to offer our sincere congratulations to the people of Lebanon as you celebrate the 75th anniversary of your independence. The United States commends the extraordinary progress you have made to safeguard Lebanon’s stability in the face of many challenges. We greatly value our … Continue reading United States | Lebanon National Day

United States | Monaco National Day

United States – On behalf of the United States Government, I wish to congratulate the Monegasque people on celebrating your 162nd National Day, la Fête du Prince. The United States and Monaco have enjoyed over 150 years of friendship, and those bonds continue to grow. We are proud to call Monaco a friend and a … Continue reading United States | Monaco National Day

FRANKFURT, Germany | The Latest: Macron addresses Germany’s parliament

FRANKFURT, Germany — The Latest on the French president’s visit to Germany (all times local): 3:35 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron has called for Europe to take more responsibility for its defense and security and for France and Germany to play a leading role together. Macron made the remarks while speaking in the German lower … Continue reading FRANKFURT, Germany | The Latest: Macron addresses Germany’s parliament

FRANKFURT, Germany | The Latest: Macron takes part in wreath-laying in Germany

FRANKFURT, Germany — The Latest on the French president’s visit to Germany (all times local): 1 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron has taken part in a wreath-laying ceremony at Germany’s memorial to the victims of war and dictatorship. Macron stood with folded hands and bowed head alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Frank-Walter Steinmeier … Continue reading FRANKFURT, Germany | The Latest: Macron takes part in wreath-laying in Germany

United States | Tonga National Day

United States  – On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I extend my congratulations to the Kingdom of Tonga as you celebrate your National Day on November 4. The United States is proud to call Tonga a friend and partner. The ties between our people are enduring, as evidenced by the … Continue reading United States | Tonga National Day

United States | Turkey National Day

United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, and the American people, I congratulate the people of Turkey as you celebrate the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Turkey. A robust partnership between our two governments is crucial to the security and well-being of all our … Continue reading United States | Turkey National Day

United States | On the Occasion of the National Day of the Czech Republic

United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the Czech people on the 100th anniversary of your independence. The United States and the Czech Republic share an enduring friendship, a commitment to democratic principles, and a vision of a peaceful and prosperous Europe. Our partnership is old … Continue reading United States | On the Occasion of the National Day of the Czech Republic

United States | On the Occasion of Austria’s National Day

United States – On behalf of the Government and people of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Austria on the occasion of your National Day. Austria’s role as a European leader, center of international business and diplomacy, and scientific and cultural hub is recognized around the world. A trusted partner of … Continue reading United States | On the Occasion of Austria’s National Day

United States | Zambia National Day

United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States, I congratulate the people of Zambia on the 54th anniversary of your country’s independence. The United States and Zambia have a deep friendship. The United States looks forward to a continued partnership in promoting health, economic prosperity, good governance, and environmental conservation in … Continue reading United States | Zambia National Day

South Carolina News: COLUMBIA, Over 31,000 South Carolina Students to Participate in State’s 17th Annual National Day of Concern & Student Pledge Against Gun Violence

COLUMBIA, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated today that on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, the United States Attorney’s Office (USAO), along their local, state, and federal law enforcement partners, will visit schools across South Carolina to meet with students as a part of South Carolina’s 17th Annual Student Pledge Against Gun … Continue reading South Carolina News: COLUMBIA, Over 31,000 South Carolina Students to Participate in State’s 17th Annual National Day of Concern & Student Pledge Against Gun Violence

United States | Fiji National Day

United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Fiji as you celebrate your 48th year of independence on October 10. The United States and Fiji share a deep and longstanding friendship based on common values. I would like to commend Fiji on the 40th … Continue reading United States | Fiji National Day

United States | Uganda National Day

United States – On behalf of the United States, I wish to congratulate the people of Uganda on the 56th anniversary of your independence. Uganda has long been an important partner of the United States. We have worked together for years to increase global peace and security, combat the spread of infectious diseases, and grow … Continue reading United States | Uganda National Day

United States | Kingdom of Lesotho National Day

United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, it is my honor to send best wishes to the people of the Kingdom of Lesotho on your Independence Day. The United States and Lesotho have a long history of partnership, including a particular focus on issues of health. We look … Continue reading United States | Kingdom of Lesotho National Day

United States | Germany National Day

United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Germany as you celebrate the Day of German Unity on October 3. Germany is one of the United States’ closest allies and an indispensable leader in Europe. As we approach the 30th anniversary of the fall … Continue reading United States | Germany National Day