Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: "On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I extend congratulations to the people of El Salvador as you celebrate the 198th anniversary of your independence.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: "On behalf of the people of the United States of America, I extend congratulations to the citizens of Costa Rica as you celebrate the 198th anniversary of your nation’s independence.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: "On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I am honored to congratulate the people of Brazil on the 197th anniversary of your independence on September 7.

Washington, DC - Friday, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan in Asunción, Paraguay, with President Mario Abdo Benítez.  He was joined by Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump.  They discussed our shared interest in efforts to create economic opportunity, combat corruption, and build a strong, self-reliant Paraguay in support of regional national security.

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 Tajikistan as you celebrate the 28th anniversary of your independence on September 9th.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: "On behalf of the United States government and the American people, I offer my regards to the people of North Macedonia as you mark 28 years of independence.