United States Mission to the United Nations
Office of Press and Public Diplomacy
For Immediate Release
December 13, 2022
Readout of Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s Meeting with President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon
The below is attributable to U.S. Mission to the United Nations Spokesperson Nate Evans:
U.S. Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield met today with President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon and welcomed him to the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield acknowledged Gabon as a key partner on the UN Security Council, and thanked President Bongo for Gabon’s leadership on climate and environmental issues. The Ambassador and the President discussed regional efforts to resolve the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the cessation of hostilities in Ethiopia, and the international impact of Russia’s war in Ukraine.