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Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield at a UN Security Council Briefing on Yemen

There is only one way to permanently address the humanitarian crisis in Yemen: a lasting ceasefire and an inclusive political solution. But until that happens, the international community must step up to fund the humanitarian response without delay. And all parties must permit the free flow of both commercial and humanitarian commodities such as fuel, ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield at a High-Level Virtual Event Co-Hosted by the United States on the Situation in Xinjiang

We will keep standing up and speaking out until China’s government stops its crimes against humanity and the genocide of Uyghurs and other minorities in Xinjiang. And we will keep working in concert with our allies and our partners until China’s government respects the universal human rights of all its people.
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Explanation of Vote on the Adoption of a UN Security Council Resolution on the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei

The people of Abyei deserve to live in peace without fear of violence. This resolution to renew UNISFA’s mandate recognizes that the people of Abyei also deserve a functioning security and administrative arrangement that can offer rule of law and stability. The United States welcomes continued cooperation between Sudan and South Sudan to manage bilateral ...
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Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield’s Participation in a UN Side Event on the Situation of Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslim Minorities in Xinjiang

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield will deliver remarks at a high-level virtual event on the situation of Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslim minorities in Xinjiang at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 12. This event, co-sponsored by the United States, brings together UN officials, civil society representatives, academics, journalists, and representatives of affected communities in order to exchange ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield at a UN Security Council Briefing on Iraq

Ultimately, real economic recovery – like real elections – is about trust. The corruption endemic to so much of Iraq undermines economic progress at every turn. Robust reforms to end corruption are the key to restoring trust in Iraq’s political bodies. So, we commend the government for its efforts to build a foundation of trust ...
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