7 November 2012

Ethiopia: Ambassador Berhane Gebrechristos Meets U.S. Under-Secretary

Ambassador Berhane Gebrechristos held talks today with US Under-Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Wendy R. Sherman who is on a tour of the region.

Discussions covered bilateral issues and ways to strengthen bilateral ties in areas of mutual interest. The two sides also exchanged views on various political matters including religious extremism. Ambassador Berhane briefed the Under Secretary on the progress and performance of the five year Growth and Transformation Plan. Discussions also dealt with regional matters. The US Under-Secretary of State also met with Prime Minister Hailemariam later in the day.

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