Pompeo arrives in Addis

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Addis , Ethiopia, Monday evening, after he completed his Senegal visit .

Greeted by Ethiopian Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew at Bole International airport, Pompeo is expected to talk with Gedu Andargachew on peace and security , bilateral issues

He will meet with President Shaleworke Zewdie as well as PM Abiy Ahmed .
Pompeo’s major themes will include promoting trade with the U.S., good governance and the rule of law.

Pompeo’s visit is seen as part of the efforts to deepen cooperation between Ethiopia and the United States. This is the most important visit by U.S. authorities to sub-Saharan Africa since Donald Trump was elected as U.S. president.

After completing Ethiopia visit he will travel to Angola to sum up his Africa trip .

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