Guyana holds security talks with top US officials – Guyana Times
…democratic governance, economic stability, hemispheric matters also discussed President Dr Irfaan Ali on Sunday met with two senior security officials of the United States Government who are in Guyana to continue dialogue on a number of areas between the two countries, including regional security.
The US national security aides met with President Ali on Sunday afternoon at State House in Georgetown.
On January 9, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence for the Western Hemisphere at the US Department of Defence, Daniel Erikson, was in Georgetown to meet with President Ali and other officials, including the GDF Chief.
Moreover, just last week, the US Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) Air Force Commander, Major General Evan Pettus was in Guyana on a three-day visit to continue discussions on strengthening the GDF’s air domain awareness and collaborating to advance Guyana’s airspace awareness capacity.
Collective regional security
However, President Ali had argued that, “Guyana has long been engaged in partnerships with regional and international States, aimed at enhancing internal security. These partnerships pose a threat to no one, and are in no way intended to be aggressive or constitute an offensive act against any State.”
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