On Monday, US President Joe Biden spoke with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the need to strengthen their partnership on critical global issues.
They also talked about the peril of climate change, future public health challenges, promoting sustainable development, sustaining peace and security, and settling conflicts, among others.
Biden also showed his concern about the risk to civilians due to the violence in Ethiopia.
He also spoke with President Alberto Fernandez of Argentina, strengthening the relationship between the two nations by promising to work closely to battle the pandemic and recognizing the significance of Pope Francis to the people of Argentina and Latin America.
He also talked on a call with President Carlos Alvarado of Costa Rica, expressing admiration for that country’s leadership and promising to strengthen the US-Costa Rica partnership.
While talking with President Kenyatta of Kenya, he showed interest in building partnerships with them across a range of issues as well.