US State Department on Nauru National Day

Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement:

On behalf of the United States of America, I send my best wishes to the people of the Republic of Nauru as you celebrate the 54th anniversary of your independence.

The United States and Nauru have an enduring partnership marked by our shared commitment to democratic values and close collaboration on regional issues.  Together we can work to promote sustainable economic development and educational opportunities, protect fisheries, tackle the climate crisis, and strengthen regional security.