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Press Statement

Rex W. Tillerson

Secretary of State

Washington, DC

August 4, 2017


On behalf of the Government of the United States, our congratulations to the government and people of Niger as you celebrate your nation’s independence.

The United States will continue to work with Niger to encourage economic growth, assist with counterterrorism efforts, and support a vibrant civil society. We value our strong, multi-faceted partnership and commend Niger’ critical role in ensuring stability in the Sahel.

We extend to the people of Niger wishes for peace and prosperity as you celebrate the 57th anniversary of your independence.



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