African Union headquarters
African Union headquarter

The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, and the U.S. Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken, have held a telephone conversation on ways of enhancing the relationship between the United States and the pan African bloc.

During their exchanges on Saturday, the Chairperson of the AU Commission reiterated his congratulations to the Secretary Blinken and the Biden Administration for making reaffirming their attachment and commitment to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Paris Climate Agreement, as one of their first decisions upon taking office, according to an AU statement later Saturday.

Blinken has emphasized the importance of the relationship with AU for the Biden Administration and conveyed his intention to deepen cooperation and revitalize the strategic U.S.-AU partnership.

Blinken further commended AU’s continental response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its coordination by the AU public health agency Africa CDC.

The sides have agreed to work together in order to deepen multilateralism through international cooperation in general, and reinforce the Strategic AU-USA Partnership on matters pertaining to peace and security, climate change, global health security, democracy and trade, in particular, according to the statement. Enditem

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