United States Mission to the United Nations
Office of Press and Public Diplomacy
For Immediate Release
February 27, 2021
Readout of Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield’s Meetings with Members of the UN Security Council
The below is attributable to United States Mission Spokesperson Olivia Dalton:
Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield participated in a series of bilateral meetings today with UN Security Council counterparts. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield has now held meetings with all 14 of the Permanent Representatives to the UN on the Security Council in advance of the U.S. assuming the Security Council presidency in March. In meetings with the Permanent Representatives to the United Nations from Estonia, India, Kenya, Mexico, Niger, Tunisia, and Vietnam, Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield discussed the upcoming U.S. presidency of the UN Security Council and conveyed the Biden administration’s commitment to renewed engagement with the international community. In her discussions, Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield raised issues of mutual interest and concern, including U.S. policy on regional issues, opportunities for future cooperation at the UN, shared priorities in the UN Security Council, and the humanitarian crisis in the Tigray region of Ethiopia.