Statement by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: Republic of Indonesia National Day

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo (State Department)

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, it is my pleasure to send our warmest wishes to the people of Indonesia as you celebrate your 73rd year of independence this August 17th.

Our relationship is founded on shared democratic values and ideals. This common vision forms the basis of our strong U.S.-Indonesia Strategic Partnership, and we are encouraged by the progress made on our joint goal of promoting a peaceful and prosperous Indo-Pacific. The United States looks forward to another year of progress and advancement between our two countries.

I send my deepest congratulations to you on this National Day and wish you continued success for years to come.