MESSAGE TO THE HONORABLE REX TILLERSON, U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE ISSUED BY H.E. MAHMOUD ALI YOUSSOUF MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION & GOVERNMENT SPOKESMAN OF DJIBOUTI ON THE OCCASION OF
THE INDEPENDENCE DAY OF THE UNITED STATES.
On behalf of President Ismail Omar Guelleh, and all Djiboutians, I extend my sincere congratulations to you and the people of the United States as you celebrate your independence on July 4.
The United States is a very important and committed ally of Djibouti and we appreciate the continuous support extended by you and the people of the United States. Our bilateral relationship stands strong as we work together to enhance our partnership in the fight against terrorism and threats to security in Africa and in the Horn of Africa particularly. It is Djibouti’s strong desire to further deepen our relations and enhance bilateral economic cooperation for the benefit of our two countries.
Mr. Secretary, may I once again congratulate you on your Independence Day!