Statement on the Dominican Republic’s Independence Day from Secretary of State Tillerson


Office of the Spokesperson

For Immediate Release


February 27, 2017

Dominican Republic

On behalf of President Trump and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of the Dominican Republic on 173 years of independence.

We value the Dominican Republic as our longtime partner and friend.  You have built your economy into one of the most robust in the hemisphere. Our bilateral relationship stands strong as we work together to increase economic opportunities and keep our nations secure.

The United States is committed to continuing our longstanding partnership to advance our shared vision for an ever more secure and prosperous Caribbean region.