Belarusian National Day

Press Statement
Michael R. Pompeo
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
July 3, 2018

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, best wishes to the people of Belarus on the occasion of your officially designated Independence Day.

The United States is committed to supporting Belarus’s sovereignty and independence. We continue to work with the government and people of Belarus to strengthen democratic institutions and respect for fundamental freedoms. We are committed to advancing common goals and fostering mutual understanding through cultural programs and people-to-people exchanges.

We offer our warm congratulations as you mark this occasion. May the coming year be prosperous and peaceful for both our nations.