Secretary of State
On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, congratulations to the people of Burundi on the 55th anniversary of your independence.
We applaud Burundi’s ongoing commitment to international peacekeeping operations and recognize the positive impact its troops have had in Somalia.
The United States stands with all Burundians committed to peace and prosperity. As you reflect on your history and address the challenges of today, we send best wishes for a bright future.