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Statement by the Press Secretary on Progress Toward Peace Between Ethiopia and Eritrea

The United States is encouraged by the progress that Ethiopia and Eritrea have made to resolve longstanding disputes and normalize relations.  Over the past 20 years, the frozen conflict between these states has hindered stability and economic growth in the vital Red Sea region.  A durable peace will yield greater prosperity and security not only ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Michael Raynor at the World Refugee Day Event

Michael Raynor  U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia at the World Refugee Day Event American Center, Addis Ababa June 19, 2018 (As prepared for delivery)   Clementine Nkweta-Salami: UNHCR Representative to Ethiopia; Ato Eyob Awoké: ARRA Head of Programs; Distinguished colleagues and friends. Good evening, and thank you for coming together to mark World Refugee Day in Ethiopia, ...
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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa Set for Fact-finding Mission to Ethiopia

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced today that he will lead a delegation from the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) on a fact-finding mission to Ghana later this month. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Gilbert Kaplan will head the delegation on stops in Ethiopia, Kenya and ...
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CDC and Prevention conducts training on safe transport and sampling of suspected Anthrax cases

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in coordination with Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Resources, the National Animal Diagnostic Health and Investigation Center, and the Ethiopian Public Health Institute conducted a three-day workshop on anthrax sample collection and transport from May 16-18 in Bishoftu, Oromia to improve sample collection and safety procedures ...
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