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The United States and Ethiopia: A Long-Term Partnership

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MARCH 14, 2023 U.S.-Ethiopia Relations The United States and Ethiopia share a long-standing and important partnership based on mutual interests in promoting peace, stability, and economic development.  The United States has maintained diplomatic relations with Ethiopia since 1903. Recent Conflict and Its Aftermath On November 2, 2022, under the auspices of the African ...
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Secretary Antony J. Blinken With Yonathan Yosef of Fana Broadcasting

INTERVIEW ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE ADDIS ABABA UNIVERSITY ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA MARCH 16, 2023 QUESTION:  Thank you, Secretary of State.  Thank you for having us here.  Thank you for visiting Ethiopia at this critical time.  It means a lot and it shows a really – the maintained, longstanding relationship.  Thank you very much. SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Well, thank you for ...
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The United States Provides more than $331 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the People of Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, March 16, 2023 – Yesterday in Addis Ababa, Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken announced that the United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing an additional $319 million (over 17 billion Birr) in lifesaving humanitarian assistance for the people of Ethiopia and $12 million (646.7 million Birr) through ...
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Secretary Antony J. Blinken And Ethiopian Minister of Finance Ahmed Shide Following Tour of UN Logistics Center Warehouse

REMARKS ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE U.S. LOGISTICS CENTER WAREHOUSE ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA MARCH 15, 2023 SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Well, good afternoon, everyone.  We’ve had an enduring partnership when it comes to humanitarian assistance with Ethiopia, going back decades.  And it’s enduring because we’ve had periods of famine, conflict, displacement, and yet throughout we have ...
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