Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: "On behalf of the people of the United States of America, I extend congratulations to the people of Mexico on the 209th anniversary of your independence.

"Mexico is our neighbor and one of our closest, most valued partners.  Our nations are bound by ties of geography, commerce, culture, and family.  We appreciate Mexico’s collaboration and leadership on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, addressing the shared challenge of irregular migration, and pursuing common goals of prosperity, good governance, and security in Central America.

"The United States wishes the people of Mexico a happy Independence Day."