Secretary's Remarks: Republic of Singapore National Day

Press Statement
Rex W. Tillerson
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
August 8, 2017


On behalf of the Government United States of America, I extend our warmest regards to the people of Singapore as you celebrate your national day on August 9th.

Singapore is a longstanding, valued partner and friend in one of the most dynamic regions in the world. For more than 50 years, the United States and Singapore have enjoyed a close economic and security relationship based on our shared vision for stability and prosperity. We look forward to further strengthening our partnership to advance mutual interests and to address shared concerns in the years ahead.

Congratulations on your 52nd anniversary and best wishes for a year filled with peace, success, and happiness.


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