Dominican Republic

Press Statement
Rex W. Tillerson
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
February 27, 2017


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.