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Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on COVID-19 (via VTC)

The United States reiterates today the need for complete transparency and the timely sharing of public health data and information within the international community. The most effective way to contain this pandemic is through accurate, science-based data collection and analysis of the origins, characteristics, and spread of the virus. We cannot stress enough how important ...
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Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (via VTC)

As we approach MINUSMA’s mandate renewal in June, the Council needs to reflect on why the situation has continued to deteriorate so rapidly, and what changes should be made to the mandate to more effectively achieve MINUSMA’s objectives. The new mandate must further encourage the Government of Mali and the signatory armed groups to swiftly ...
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Statement at the Conclusion of the First Resumed Part of the 74th General Assembly

Ambassador Cherith Norman Chalet Acting Deputy Permanent Representative U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York, New York April 3, 2020 AS DELIVERED My delegation would like to express its sincere gratitude to Lionel Berridge and the Fifth Committee Secretariat team for facilitating our first resumed session under unique and difficult circumstances amidst the COVID-19 ...
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Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on the UN Assistance Mission to Afghanistan (via VTC)

Afghanistan has now suffered through 40 years of war. The United States remains committed to helping Afghanistan achieve a political settlement to end this constant state of conflict. That is why the Trump Administration efforts to create the conditions for Afghans to begin Intra-Afghan Negotiations, which we believe can result in a durable peace.
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