Tuggar Receives US Secretary of State Blinken

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The United States Secretary of States Anthony Blinken has arrived Nigeria for an official.

The Minister of foreign affairs Ambassador Yusuf Maitama Tuggar received the US Secretary of State, at the Presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport after his plane touched down Tuesday afternoon in Abuja.

The brief airport reception and the exchange of pleasantries was led by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator George Akume.

During Blinken’s visit, Tuggar shall hold bilateral talks with a focus on deepening democracy in the West African subregion, strengthening of trade relations and security cooperation.

Tuggar shall also use the opportunity to urge the US and the wider international community to give serious consideration to multilateral reforms, particularly that of democratizing the United Nations Security Council.

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