Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with Cabo Verdean Prime Minister Ulisses Correia e Silva today in Praia. Secretary Blinken congratulated Prime Minister Correia e Silva on Cabo Verde’s malaria-free certification by the World Health Organization and its selection as eligible to develop a Millennium Challenge Corporation compact for the purpose of regional economic integration. The Secretary and the Prime Minister emphasized the importance of the U.S.-Cabo Verde partnership for advancing security and prosperity in the Atlantic Basin, West Africa, and around the world. The Secretary welcomed the shared values between the United States and Cabo Verde in promoting democracy, good governance, and human rights.
Official news published at https://www.state.gov/secretary-blinkens-meeting-with-cabo-verdean-prime-minister-correia-e-silva/