United States Mission to the United Nations
Office of Press and Public Diplomacy
For Immediate Release
September 21, 2022
Readout: Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s Meeting President Hakainde Hichilema of Zambia
The below is attributable to U.S. Mission to the United Nations Spokesperson Nate Evans:
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield met today with Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield commended Zambia’s strong commitment to democratic principles and discussed deepening multilateral cooperation with Zambia on shared priorities at the United Nations, including Security Council reform and the training and deployment of Zambian peacekeepers. The Ambassador expressed support for continued U.S. engagement on a range of economic and development issues, including continued U.S. businesses investments in Zambia and how to address the impact that the war in Ukraine is having on rising fertilizer prices.