US Secretary of State Congratulates Solomon Islands on National Day

In celebration of the National Day of Solomon Islands, US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken extended heartfelt greetings and congratulations to the people of Solomon Islands.

“On behalf of the people and Government of the United States of America and in celebration of your National Day on July 7, I offer cordial greetings and congratulations to the people of Solomon Islands,” Blinken stated.

He commended the nation for successfully conducting a historic election and congratulated Jeremiah Manele on his election as the new prime minister. Blinken highlighted the longstanding ties between the two countries, rooted in the shared sacrifices during the Guadalcanal Campaign of World War II.

“We are committed to growing our bilateral relationship through promoting transparency and democratic governance, supporting sustainable economic development, and increasing people-to-people ties,” Blinken affirmed.

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