Defense Minister, U.S. Assistant Secretary Discuss Peace, Security in Horn of Africa (December 6, 2019)

Ethiopian Defense Minister Lemma Megersa held talks with Tibor Nagy, Assistant Secretary for U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of African Affairs in Washington yesterday.

The two sides discussed the importance of maintaining peace and security in the Horn of Africa.
“Ethiopia’s peacekeeping deployments to Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan are vital contributions to the region,” Nagy Tweeted.

In a related development, an armed forces full honor wreath ceremony was held yesterday in honor of Lemma at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington, VA.

The ceremony was hosted by U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Omar Jones, the commander of Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region and the Military District of Washington.

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