on behalf of the authorities of the United States Secretary of state Mike Pompeo congratulated the Russians celebrated on June 12 the Day of Russia.
In particular, the foreign Minister of the USA said: “this holiday we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration on state sovereignty of the RSFSR, which recognized the democratic aspirations and sovereignty of the Russian people, its centuries-old history, culture and traditions, as well as its inalienable right to a decent life”.
Also in the text of congratulations Mike Pompeo noted the contribution of the USSR to victory in world war II and urged not to forget that the cooperation of the allied powers, including the United States and the Soviet Union helped defeat Nazism. “We must never forget that ultimately, it is the cooperation of the great States, including our two countries, put an end to Nazi aggression in Europe,” he said.
Russia Day — a national holiday, celebrated since 1992 on the day of adoption of Declaration on state sovereignty of the RSFSR.