By Spy Uganda
Just hours after Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s tour in Uganda where he held several bilateral talks and discussed situation in Ukraine with President Yoweri Museveni, U.S. has also announced that its representative will travel to Uganda and Ghana August 4-6 to discuss the ‘U.S. and global response to the impact of Russia’s war against Ukraine on global food security, as well as other regional and bilateral priorities.’
TheSpy Uganda has learnt that in Uganda, US representative to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield will hold discussions with government and civil society leaders about the importance of strong and inclusive democratic institutions, respect for human rights, and the promotion of peace, stability, and economic growth.
Also, Linda Thomas-Greenfield will discuss bilateral and regional security issues, and Uganda’s commitment to welcoming and supporting refugees.
After Uganda’s visit, Thomas-Greenfield will fly to Ghana where she will meet with government and civil society leaders to discuss bilateral and regional security and political dynamics.
She will visit the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Center to highlight the role of peacekeepers in international security. Additionally, the Ambassador will meet with peace builders and traditional leaders working to strengthen community resilience, build social cohesion, and counter terrorism and violent extremism.
Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield will also deliver a speech in Ghana on the global food security crisis, and she will meet with farmers and civil society representatives who are contributing to food security and inclusive economic growth.