Ambassador Terence McCulley was interviewed on Radio Al Bayane, on February 18 to discuss Mission priorities in 2015. The interview was part of a series of interviews to outline the Mission’s priorities for the year to Ivoirian audiences. The 25 minute interview was played by the station, during its special program, reaching audiences across the country. The interview is part of the Embassy’s Muslim Engagement Strategy.
The Ambassador spoke on the Mission’s biggest priority for the country in 2015 – peaceful, transparent and credible presidential elections in October of this year. He also addressed other ISC priorities including support for democratic institutions; improved economic and trade relations between the two countries; reform of the country’s security sector and U.S. assistance in the fight against HIV/AIDS through PEPFAR.