Deputy PM & FM Confers with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken

The Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Demeke Mekonnen is conferring with the United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken who is in Addis Ababa, for an official visit.

The two sides are discussing on ways of consolidating the historical relationships between the two countries.

The United States Secretary of State arrived in Addis Ababa last night.

During his visit to Ethiopia, he is expected to meet various stakeholders in Ethiopia and discus the implementation of cessation of hostilities agreement.

Blinken will also meet humanitarian partners and civil society actors to discuss humanitarian assistance delivery to affected communities in Ethiopia.

The US secretary of State is also expected to exchange views with the African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat on shared global and regional priorities as a follow up on commitments from the US-African Leaders Summit.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency