United Kingdom National Day

Press Statement
Mike Pompeo
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
June 8, 2018


On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer congratulations to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the people of the United Kingdom as they celebrate Her Majesty’s 92nd birthday on June 9.

Queen Elizabeth II remains a beloved global symbol of stability and peace. Her leadership inspires the enduring strength of the special relationship between our two countries.

Americans cherish the bonds between our two nations, borne from shared history, forged through great trials, and strengthened through shared prosperity. Our close cooperation continues to foster enormous opportunity in both our countries, from educational exchanges to entrepreneurship to military cooperation. The United States looks forward to continuing our work together to build a safer and more prosperous world for the next generation.

I wish Her Majesty the Queen and the people of the United Kingdom a joyful birthday celebration.