Rex W. Tillerson  Secretary of State said that on the behalf of the Government of the United States, congratulations to the people Malawian on the 53rd anniversary and  Venezuela on the anniversary of your independence.

The United States joins friends of Venezuela across the Americas and around the
world in supporting a peaceful, democratic, and comprehensive solution to the crisis
you face. We will continue to hold accountable those who purposefully prevent
reconciliation by undermining Venezuelas democratic institutions and violating human

The United States is pleased to partner with you to advance health, education,
agricultural development, and the empowerment of women and girls. We look forward to
the completion of your international commitments to increase economic growth and

We join with you in looking forward to a brighter future.