AGOA Suspension: Gen. Museveni Writes to US President Biden

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President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni yesterday met and held discussions with the Ambassador of the United States of America (USA) to Uganda, H.E William W. Popp at State House Entebbe.

During the meeting, President Museveni and Ambassador Popp discussed a wide range of topics including the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) issue.

The United States of America Ambassador to Uganda William Popp (left) in a meeting with President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni at the State House Entebbe on the 4th December 2023. Photo by PPU/Tony Rujuta.

H.E Museveni also sent a special message to the President of the United States of America, H.E Joe Biden. The letter was handed to Ambassador Popp who will deliver it to the US leader.

“H.E President Biden wrote to me about AGOA, so I have answered him. You will deliver the letter to him,” the President said.

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni while meeting the United States of America Ambassador to Uganda William Popp at the State House Entebbe on the 4th December 2023. Photo by PPU/Tony Rujuta.

On his part, Ambassador Popp reiterated the US government’s commitment to continue cooperating with Uganda through improved bilateral relations.

“We do want to continue conducting business with Uganda as a whole through different projects. These projects could be worked on without any restrictions,” he noted.

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