Togo National Day

Press Statement
John Kerry
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
April 27, 2015

On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I send best wishes to the people of Togo on the 55th anniversary of your independence on April 27.

Togo and the United States enjoy a strong partnership, based on a mutual interest in peace and security, economic opportunity, and fighting transnational crime. We look forward to continuing to promote good governance, development, and regional stability.

I wish the people of Togo a joyful celebration and a future of peace and prosperity.