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A Guide to the United States' History of Recognition, Diplomatic, and Consular Relations, by Country, since 1776: Mauritius

Summary

The United States recognized Mauritius on March 12, 1968, when the American Embassy at Port Louis was established upon Mauritius’ attainment of independence on that same date.

Modern Flag of Mauritius

Modern Flag of Mauritius

Recognition

U.S. Recognition of Mauritius’ Independence, 1968.

The United States recognized Mauritius on March 12, 1968, when the American Embassy at Port Louis was established upon Mauritius’ attainment of independence on that same date. Mauritius previously had been under British sovereignty.

Diplomatic Relations

Establishment of Diplomatic Relations and the American Embassy in Mauritius, 1968.

Diplomatic relations were established on March 12, 1968, when the American Embassy at Port Louis was established with William B. Hussey as Chargé d'Affaires at interim.

Resources

  • Department of State Country Fact Sheet: Mauritius
  • Department of State Country Information: Mauritius

Resources

  • Mauritius in World Wide Diplomatic Archives Index