Hilary Clinton United States Secretary of State, in a message on behalf of United States President, Barack Obama said the United States and St. Kitts and Nevis have worked mutually on many issues of importance.
“Together we are helping to advance democracy, protect human rights, and expand economic opportunities for more people. Our partnership through the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative is enhancing the security and prosperity of the region, and we appreciate the continued leadership Saint Kitts and Nevis has shown in our common efforts to promote citizen safety throughout the Caribbean,” Mrs. Clinton said.
Ms Clinton added: “As Saint Kitts and Nevis leads CARICOM into the next year, we look forward to deepening our partnership on our shared goals to promote regional security and stability, widen opportunity and prosperity, and strengthen democratic governance and the rule of law across the region. As you celebrate this special day with family, friends and loved ones, I wish all citizens of Saint Kitts and Nevis a safe and joyous Independence Day.”
In his congratulatory message, President of the Republic of Cuba, Raul Castro in a message to St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Denzil L. Douglas resolved to strengthen the bonds of friendship and cooperation existing between the two counties.
Cuba’s Minister of Foreign Affairs in messages to Governor General Sir Cuthbert Sebastian and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sam Condor extended cordial congratulations.
Premier of the Republic of China (Taiwan), Wu Den-Yih in extending his greetings to the Prime Minister Denzil Douglas claims he “firmly believes that under your inspiring leadership, the friendly relations and close cooperation that exist between our two countries will continue to grow in the years to come.”