United States Mission to the United Nations
Office of Press and Public Diplomacy
For Immediate Release
August 5, 2022
Readout of Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s Meeting with Ghanaian Foreign Minister Shirley Botchwey
The below is attributable to U.S. Mission to the United Nations Acting Spokesperson Melissa Quartell:
Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Representative to the United Nations, met with Ghanaian Foreign Minister Shirley Botchwey today in Accra, Ghana. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield thanked Foreign Minister Botchwey for Ghana’s leadership and collaboration on addressing urgent peace and security challenges in the UN Security Council.
Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield and Foreign Minister Botchwey discussed ways the United States and Ghana can work together to address the impacts of rising food insecurity and commodity prices on African countries. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield emphasized the importance of the U.S.-Ghana relationship and stressed that bilateral and multilateral cooperation is essential to ensuring peace in West Africa for the next generation.