U.S. Commends Cote D'Ivoire for Reinstating Air Travel

Press Statement
Jen Psaki
Department Spokesperson
Washington, DC
September 27, 2014


The United States commends Cote d'Ivoire for reinstating air travel to Ebola-affected countries, in line with WHO and IATA recommendations. President Ouattara's decision greatly enhances the ability of the international community to facilitate and deliver the rapid and critical response to the Ebola outbreak and helps maintain vital trade and commercial links to the region. The United States welcomes Cote d'Ivoire's timely action and example and continues to urge everyone in the international community to do more to stop Ebola and save lives.