Press Statement
John Kerry
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
August 13, 2013


On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of the Principality of Liechtenstein as you celebrate your national day this August 15.

The partnership between the United States and Liechtenstein is founded on a common set of values that include promoting democracy, defending human rights, and supporting free markets around the world. Our collaboration at the United Nations and other multilateral institutions has helped address global challenges.

The United States and Liechtenstein enjoy a strong economic and trade relationship. Your investments in America have increased prosperity in both of our nations.

The United States is proud to have a friend and partner in Liechtenstein, and we wish you continued peace and prosperity in the years to come.



PRN: 2013/0996