FM Gedu Holds Talks With US Secretary Of State (December 12, 2019)

Ethiopia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gedu Andargachew, met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington DC.

The two discussed Ethiopia’s important role in ensuring peace and security in sub-Saharan Africa and in achieving durable solutions to regional issues.

On the occasion, Gedu provided detailed explanations on the sweeping reforms the Ethiopian Government is undertaking.

He also briefed Secretary Pompeo on Ethiopia’s rationale behind building GERD which stood on the principles of fair and reasonable utilization of water resources.

Pompeo for his part to reiterated US support for Ethiopia’s historic reforms.

“I emphasized how important it is that the Government of Ethiopia works with all political parties to ensure a peaceful climate ahead of Ethiopia’s 2020 elections,” he tweeted.

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