Bolivia's Independence Day

Press Statement
John Kerry
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
August 5, 2013

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I extend my best wishes to the people of Bolivia as you celebrate the 188th anniversary of your independence this August 6.

The United States and Bolivia share a common interest in building tolerant, inclusive societies that reflect the diversity of our peoples.

I wish Bolivians everywhere a future of peace, prosperity, and happiness.

PRN: 2013/0962