Biegun’s participation in International Coalition for the Sahel

Biegun's participation in International Coalition for the Sahel

Washington, DC (STL.News) The following is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:

Deputy Secretary of State Stephen E. Biegun participated in the first ministerial meeting of the International Coalition for the Sahel on June 12.  Deputy Secretary Biegun expressed support for the Coalition’s objectives and optimism about the fruits of greater coordination on the ground.  His remarks emphasized that the heart of the crisis in the Sahel is the question of state legitimacy and noted that a secure, stable Sahel is in the best interest of the United States and the world.  Special Envoy for the Sahel J. Peter Pham also attended. Participants stressed the need to coordinate among international partners and with the countries in the region to create sustainable solutions to the multitude of challenges in the Sahel.


About Marty Smith 10908 Articles
Marty Smith is the Editor in Chief and a founder of STL.News,, and St. Louis Restaurant Review. As Editor in Chief, Smith is responsible for the content posted on the network with the help of the publishing team, which is located around the globe. Additionally, Smith is responsible for building a network of aggregator sites to manage the content involving thousands of sources.