US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit Ethiopia and Niger on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday . In Ethiopia, he will meet the AU Commission chair and talk to aid agencies regarding the peace deal in Tigray. United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected in Ethiopia on Wednesday to meet African Union (AU) Commission chair Moussa Faki Mahamat and examine the progress in the cessation of hostilities in the Tigray region. According to the United Nations, in January, two months into the peace deal, more than two million people in Tigray received food aid. Blinken will end his two-nation Africa tour with a visit to Niger, the first in history by a US secretary of state.
Source: Ethiopian News March 13, 2023 21:31 UTC