12 August 2013

Ethiopia: Ambassador Berhane Meets U.S. Senator

The State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Berhane Gebre-Christos met US Senator Johnny Isakson in Addis Ababa. He welcomed the Senator to Ethiopia and took the opportunity to thank the US Government for supporting Ethiopia.

He explained to the senator benefits of investment in Ethiopia to US investors ranging from agriculture to manufacturing. Senator Isakson told Ambassador Berhane his country's readiness to work with Ethiopia to stabilize the Horn of Africa and to fight terrorism.

He thanked Ethiopia for its relentless efforts against terrorism that aims to bring peace and stability to the Horn of Africa, including its efforts in Somalia, against Al-Shabaab and terrorism, and its efforts for peace in Sudan and South Sudan.

The Senator appreciated Ethiopia's commitment to development especially he mentioned the health sector to which US contributes.

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