United States Mission to the United Nations
Office of Press and Public Diplomacy
For Immediate Release
December 6, 2023
Readout of Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s Meeting with Nigerian Minister of Defense Mohammed Badaru Abubakar
The below is attributable to U.S. Mission to the United Nations Spokesperson Nate Evans:
Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Representative of the United States to the United Nations, met today with Nigerian Minister of Defense Mohammed Badaru Abubakar. The Ambassador thanked Nigeria for its contributions to UN peacekeeping operations and its commitment to supporting regional peace and security, including in Mali and Sudan. They also discussed the critical role of ECOWAS in promoting democracy in Niger and throughout West Africa.