Linda Thomas-Greenfield

UN Security Council: Refrain from violence

In last night's statement, the Council called on all political actors in Haiti to refrain from any acts of violence and incitement to violence, and also requested that the perpetrators be brought to justice, Reuters reports.
It was also announced that the Security Council will discuss the assassination of the President of Haiti at a closed-door meeting today.

US envoy heads to Turkey seeking to ensure aid to Syrians

The U.S ambassador to the United Nations headed to Turkey late on June 1 seeking to ensure that humanitarian aid can be delivered to Syria across borders, a program Russia has severely limited in recent years while insisting the Syrian government should control all assistance to millions in need.

The world as it is

Last week's attempted coup by strident supporters of President Donald Trump sullied America's image in the world, and it also drowned out other significant news regarding American foreign policy during the Biden administration.