Statement by NSC Spokesperson Emily Horne on National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s Call with Counterparts from France, Germany, and the United Kingdom
National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan spoke by phone today together with Ambassador Emmanuel Bonne, Diplomatic Advisor to the French President; Dr. Jan Hecker, Foreign and Security Policy Advisor to the German Chancellor; and Stephen Lovegrove, National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Mr. Sullivan reaffirmed the enduring importance of the Transatlantic Alliance in addressing global security challenges, as well as the Biden Administration’s commitment to working closely with our European Allies. Mr. Sullivan previewed the March 18 meeting that he and Secretary of State Tony Blinken will hold with Chinese officials. The four national security advisors also discussed shared priorities with respect to Afghanistan, Iran, Libya, Ukraine, and Russia.