United States Mission to the United Nations
Office of Press and Public Diplomacy
For Immediate Release
December 15, 2022
Readout of Ambassador Linda Thomas Greenfield’s Meeting with President Faustin-Archange Touadera of the Central African Republic
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 Faustin-Archange Touadera of the Central African Republic and welcomed him to the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield underscored the United States’ enduring humanitarian and development assistance to the people of the Central African Republic, as well as the international community’s commitment to supporting MINUSCA’s efforts to stabilize the country. The Ambassador also raised concerns about the role of Wagner forces in the country, and emphasized the importance of transparent governance and respect for the rule of law.