Thursday, November 08, 2012

Ethiopian PM Meets US Under-Secretary Of State

(Nov 08, 2012, Addis Ababa)--Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn has held talks here with visiting US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Wendy Sherman on bilateral issues.

The Prime Minister told Sherman during Wednesday's meeting that Ethiopia was keen to further strengthen the existing co-operation with Washington, particularly in the areas of economy, security, human rights and democracy.

Hailemariam also expressed hope that the visit by Sherman, the State Department's third-ranking official, would further boost co-operation and development assistance the US was providing to Ethiopia.

Sherman said later that the discussions with the Prime Minister were successful and affirmed that the existing bilateral co-operation would continue to be strengthened.
Source: Bernama - Malaysian National News Agency

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