Washington, DC - Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson: "On behalf of the United States, I congratulate Kosovo and its people on celebrating 10 years of independence as a sovereign nation.

"In the decade since independence, Kosovo has shown determination in maturing into a more stable, democratic, and inclusive country. The United States continues to support Kosovo’s citizens as they work to strengthen democratic and multiethnic institutions, increase economic growth, and bolster the rule of law on the path toward full integration in the international community.

"I wish the people of Kosovo a future filled with peace and prosperity."