US offers support for preventing Sudan violence spillover in meeting with Mangoush

Apr 26, 2023 | International actors

On 26 April, US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, Barbara Leaf, spoke with the Government of National Unity’s Foreign Minister Najla al-Mangoush to express US support for ending the violence in Sudan and preventing further regional spillover. Leaf said the two discussed the impact of the Sudanese conflict on regional security, as well as ‘the importance of full support for UN efforts leading to Libyan elections’. Meanwhile, Mangoush said they agreed on increasing bilateral coordination to ‘deal with the repercussions of the unfortunate situation in Sudan on Libya’.