Tillerson due to arrive in Kenya on "listening tour"
Tillerson due to arrive in Kenya on "listening tour"
Tillerson falls ill on Africa tour, cancels events
10 March, 2018, 02:10
Faki, however, insisted the slur was now in the past.
"I received a letter written by President Trump to myself and I shared that with other African leaders". I think it is important that we listen to what the priorities of the countries here on the continent are.
The aid, which includes tens of thousands of tons of food, is divided among Ethiopia, parts of which are ravaged by a severe drought, Somalia, Nigeria, South Sudan and the countries of the Lake Chad basin, where millions are teetering on the edge of starvation.
Asked about Tillerson's criticism of China's approach on the continent, Kenya's foreign affairs minister Monica Juma said: "This country is engaging with partners from across the world driven by our own interests and for our own value".
Tillerson urged Ethiopia to move on from a state of emergency "as quickly as possible" and called for citizens in the tightly-run country to be given "greater freedoms".
After their meeting, the two officials told the press that they have discussed ways of strengthening partnership between Africa and the U.S.in trade, peace and security, health, fight against corruption and illicit financial flow.
China's new base in Djibouti, another country immensely indebted to Beijing, is just miles away from the only permanent United States military base in Africa.
Secretary Tillerson thanked Chairman Faki and the AU for its continued attention to and good work across the Continent and underscored the strong U.S. -AU bilateral relationship. "S. fears that it has lost its influence on Africa to China", Aynete said. The Secretary emphasized long-standing US commitment to and partnership with the Ethiopian people.
"The incident is behind us, the visit by the secretary of state today is proof of the importance of relations between the different parties", he said.
"I think the U.S. commitment to Africa is quite clear in terms of the importance we place on the relationship", Tillerson said.
Yamamoto expressed United States concern about China and other countries providing low-interest loans to African countries, which he said were pushing many African countries into unsustainable debt.
He also solicited African support in pressuring North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons.
"We're a long way from negotiations, we just need to be very clear-eyed and realistic about it", Tillerson said in Addis Ababa, the first stop on an African tour. Washington denied receiving an invitation to talks.
"Kenya calls on the U.S. to strongly consider the proposal made to have a surge operation in Jubba Valley region, which was made nearly three years ago, in order to root out al-Shabaab", he said. From Zimbabwe, Lavrov said he'd preferred not weigh in, but felt compelled after learning that the State Department claimed no meeting was ever discussed. Tillerson would be in Addis at the same time, but that no meeting had been agreed.
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