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US extends economic sanctions on Ethiopia

US extends economic sanctions on Ethiopia

The United States has been putting pressure on the end of the war in northern Ethiopia two years ago on the grounds that it would harm the national foreign policy of the US. US, which says that this war will affect East Africa in addition to Ethiopia, has put various pressures to stop the war and has been taking various measures on the grounds that human rights have been violated. Among the measures taken by Washington is the national emergency sanctions against Ethiopia, which will last for two years in September 2021. Although this embargo will end in a week,…
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Biden Plans to Host U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in mid-Dec

Biden Plans to Host U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in mid-Dec

United States President Joe Biden has announced his plan to host African leaders in Washington for a US-Africa Summit in December. In a statement on Wednesday, President Biden said he will hold the summit to “demonstrate the United States’ enduring commitment to Africa.” The summit “will underscore the importance of U.S.-Africa relations and increased cooperation on shared global priorities,” Biden said. The president did not specify the guest list for the summit. But Reuters news agency reported about 50 African leaders are expected to join him for the December 13-15 series of meetings. Biden said the summit “will build on…
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Ethiopia’s New Ambassador to U.S. Presents Credentials to President Biden

Ethiopia’s New Ambassador to U.S. Presents Credentials to President Biden

Ethiopia’s new ambassador to the United States, Seleshi Bekele presented his letter of credentials to President Joe Biden on Saturday. On the same day, the Ambassador attended an event hosted by Secretary of State Antony John Blinken and his wife, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Ambassador Seleshi also held a substantive bilateral meeting with Ambassador Molly Phee, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs. Seleshi took the office of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the U.S. last May, during which the envoy said he would work hard to boost the century-old ties between Washington and Addis Ababa. He…
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