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Statement by NSC Spokesperson on National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan's Meeting with Foreign Minister Aïssata Tall Sall of Senegal

June 18, 2022

National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan met yesterday with Foreign Minister Aïssata Tall Sall of Senegal at the White House. Mr. Sullivan affirmed the Administration's commitment to partnering with Senegal and the African Union to tackle shared global challenges. The National Security Advisor and Foreign Minister discussed the devastating impact of Russia's war on Ukraine on food security in Africa, and the need to keep global food and fertilizer markets open and functioning. The National Security Advisor and Foreign Minister agreed to deepen cooperation, including on maritime issues, and Mr. Sullivan commended Senegal's leadership to address insecurity in West Africa.

Joseph R. Biden, Statement by NSC Spokesperson on National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan's Meeting with Foreign Minister Aïssata Tall Sall of Senegal Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/356517

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