President meets Biden’s National Security Advisor: US eager to partner with Guyana on UN Security Council

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The United States (US) is keen on partnering with Guyana on a range of issues when it takes up its non-permanent seat on the United Nations (UN) Security Council from January 1, 2024.

This is according to a release from the White House that provided details on the meeting between US President Joe Biden’s National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and Guyana’s President Dr. Irfaan Ali.

Sullivan and Ali met on Friday. The President in Washington DC for a three-day visit.

“…. National Security Advisor Sullivan noted the United States’ interest in partnering with Guyana at the United Nations Security Council during their upcoming term on shared priorities, including energy security, climate change, and the shared regional impacts of Venezuela’s migration and security crisis,” the release noted.

Sullivan and President Ali also reportedly discussed joint efforts to deliver sustainable and inclusive growth for people in the region.

The National Security Advisor also thanked President Ali for his support for a Multinational Security Support mission to Haiti and discussed regional support for the people of Haiti.

Guyana will serve on the UN council for two years. Already, President Ali highlighted that Guyana will seek to garner support for Haiti during its tenure.

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