"The mission of the US-Philippines Society is to build on the rich and longstanding
historical ties between the United States of America and the Philippines.

…and to bring that unique relationship to the 21st century."

Message From Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

On behalf of President Trump and the American people, I want to extend my best wishes and sincerest congratulations to the people of the Republic of the Philippines, as you commemorate your 120th independence day this June 12.

The U.S.-Philippines alliance is underpinned by a shared history, rich people-to-people ties, and a strong and growing spirit of cooperation on trade and security. Our bilateral relationship stands as a model for ensuring peace and stability across the Indo-Pacific. The United States is proud to call the Philippines a friend and ally.

On this special occasion celebrating Philippine independence, we remember and honor our enduring alliance and wish the Philippines a happy and prosperous national day.

 

 Mike Pompeo
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
June 11, 2018

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