Washington, DC - Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson: "On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, congratulations to the people of the Slovak Republic on your Constitution Day September 1st.

Washington, DC - On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, we offer our best wishes to the government and the people of Malaysia as you celebrate your 60th anniversary of independence on August 31.

Washington, DC - President Donald J. Trump spoke today by telephone with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan.  

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson, "On behalf of the United States of America, congratulations to the people of the Republic of Korea as you celebrate your national day on August 15th.

Washington, DC - "We are deeply concerned by Guatemalan President Morales' announcement of his decision to bar the United Nation's International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) Commissioner Ivan Velásquez from the country. Mr. Velásquez has been an effective leader of CICIG in its fight against corruption in Guatemala. CICIG has played and should continue to play an important role in strengthening Guatemalan institutions and tackling the corruption that undermines security and prosperity in Guatemala.

Washington, DC - The United States views the visit of President Putin to the Russian occupied Georgian territory of Abkhazia as inappropriate and inconsistent with the principles underlying the Geneva International Discussions, to which Russia is a party. The United States fully supports Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders and rejects Russia’s recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.