Readout of Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s Meeting with International Committee of the Red Cross President Mirjana Spoljaric Egger

United States Mission to the United Nations
Office of Press and Public Diplomacy
For Immediate Release
October 27, 2023

Readout of Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s Meeting with International Committee of the Red Cross President Mirjana Spoljaric Egger

The below is attributable to U.S. Mission to the United Nations Spokesperson Nate Evans:   

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Representative to the United Nations, met today with International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) President Mirjana Spoljaric today to discuss the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.

Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield emphasized strong U.S. support for sustained and unhindered humanitarian access, and for the protection of civilians in accordance with international humanitarian law.

Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield underscored the United States’s gratitude for ICRC’s role in securing the release of two Americans held hostage.

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