2 March 2018

Africa: Secretary Tillerson To Travel to Addis Ababa, Djibouti, Nairobi, N'Djamena, and Abuja

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Official portrait of United States Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson.

On his first official trip to Africa, Secretary Rex Tillerson will travel to N’Djamena, Chad; Djibouti, Djibouti; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Nairobi, Kenya; and Abuja, Nigeria, March 6-13, 2018.

Secretary Tillerson will meet with leadership in each country, as well as the leadership of the African Union Commission based in Addis Ababa, to further our partnerships with the governments and people of Africa.

In particular, he plans to discuss ways we can work with our partners to counter terrorism, advance peace and security, promote good governance, and spur mutually beneficial trade and investment.

During his trip, he will also meet with U.S. Embassy personnel and participate in events related to U.S. government-supported activities.

Press Statement
Heather Nauert
Department Spokesperson
Washington, DC
March 1, 2018

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