United States Mission to the United Nations
Office of Press and Public Diplomacy
For Immediate Release
January 29, 2023
Readout of Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s Meeting with Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud
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 Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud during her visit to Mogadishu, Somalia. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield expressed support for President Hassan Sheikh’s efforts to foster reconciliation and advance the political, economic, and security reforms necessary for Somalia’s lasting stability. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield also reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to supporting Somali-led counterterrorism efforts and discussed with President Hassan Sheikh the ongoing humanitarian emergency and the need to diversify international donor support to prevent famine and save lives.