Nigeria’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Ambassador Yusuf Tuggar has held bilateral discussion with United States Assistant Secretary of State., Hon. Molly Phee on the sidelines of the ongoing 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)
A statement from the minister’s spokesman, Alkasim AbdulKadir on Wednesday read: “Today, on the sidelines of the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), His Excellency Ambassador Yusuf Maitama Tuggar (OON), the Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, held a constructive bilateral discussion with Hon. Molly Phee, the United States Assistant Secretary of State.
“During this meeting, both esteemed representatives engaged in extensive talks regarding the current political landscape in Niger Republic. They explored opportunities for mutual cooperation in advancing regional security, fostering trade and investment, and improving critical infrastructure projects.”
He added that: “This encounter underscored the enduring and robust diplomatic relations between Nigeria and the United States, emphasizing both nations’ dedication to addressing shared challenges and seizing collaborative prospects for mutual progress and growth.
“The Honourable Minister, H.E. Yusuf M. Tuggar, expressed his hopeful outlook, anticipating that this dialogue would not only strengthen diplomatic ties but also contribute significantly to the stability and prosperity of the West African region.”
Michael Olugbode in Abuja