Secretary of State on Belarus National Day

Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State

On behalf of the American people, best wishes to the people of Belarus celebrating Independence Day.

The United States remains committed to working with the government and people of Belarus to support the country’s sovereignty and independence, increasing respect for democratic institutions and fundamental freedoms, and promoting a thriving economy.
Through continued diplomatic and people-to-people engagement, the United States and Belarus will work to advance the common interests of our two countries. ‎

As we mark this important day, I wish the Belarusian people a peaceful and prosperous year to come.