Press Releases: Rwanda 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, I offer congratulations to Rwanda on its 55thNational Day.

The United States and Rwanda share a close relationship born of decades of engagement on issues of mutual interest, including bilateral trade and investment, gender equality, and regional security. We commend Rwanda’s efforts to strengthen pan-African institutions, develop economic opportunities, and support peace on the African continent. The United States looks forward to continuing to deepen the ties that bind our two countries in coming years and to work with Rwanda on expanding efforts to strengthen democracy and respect for human rights.

As you honor your nation’s independence, I wish all Rwandans a festive celebration and continued peace and prosperity in the year ahead.


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