US Secretary of State Antony Blinken congratulated the citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina on their Statehood Day Friday, stressing that the US continues to strongly support the sovereignty, territorial integrity and multi-ethnic character of BiH.
“On behalf of the United States of America, I wish the people of Bosnia and Herzegovina a heartfelt congratulations as you celebrate Statehood Day,” Bllinken said.
“Bosnia and Herzegovina is at a pivotal moment in its history. In the weeks and months ahead, Bosnia and Herzegovina’s leaders have the opportunity to end the politics of division and to form stable and functioning governments able to pursue the reforms necessary to secure its rightful place in the Euro-Atlantic community of nations. The United States continues to strongly support your sovereignty, territorial integrity, and multiethnic character. I look forward to strengthening our partnership on security, energy diversification, and anticorruption in the months ahead,” the Secretary of state added.
He concluded by saying that today is an opportunity to come together as a country and forge a path of reconciliation, partnership, and progress.
Blinken reaffirmed US’ commitment to helping advance the country’s goals for a more secure, peaceful, and prosperous future for all.