Peruvian Independence Day

Press Statement
Rex W. Tillerson
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
July 28, 2017

On behalf of the United States, congratulations to the people of Peru on the 196th anniversary of your independence.

The United States and Peru enjoy a mutually beneficial relationship based on the shared values of democracy, security, and human rights. We share an agenda to promote economic prosperity, and strengthening the ties between our two countries increases opportunities for both our peoples.

The United States wishes all Peruvians a happy Independence Day celebration.