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.