Washington, DC - Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State: "As Bosnia and Herzegovina celebrates its Statehood Day, I extend congratulations on behalf of the United States Government and the American people.

Washington, DC - Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State: "On behalf of the Government of the United States and the American people, I send greetings to the people of Suriname as you celebrate the 45th anniversary of your nation’s independence.

Washington, DC - Announced by Vice President Pence two years ago, the Indo-Pacific Transparency Initiative includes more than $1 billion in programs that promote civil society, rule of law, and transparent and accountable governance across the region.

Washington, DC - The United States is alarmed by reports of large scale military action along the Line of Contact in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone that has resulted in significant casualties, including civilians.  We extend our condolences to the families of those killed and injured.

Washington, DC - Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State: "The United States condemns the continued detention of political prisoners in Belarus.  More than 100 political prisoners are currently being detained for exercising their human rights and fundamental freedoms by peacefully participating in protests, calling for free and fair elections, and advocating for a national dialogue to end the ongoing crisis. 

Washington, DC - Secretary of State, Michael R. Pompeo: "On behalf of the Government of the United States and the American people, I congratulate the people of the Federative Republic of Brazil on the 198th anniversary of your independence.