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Chancellor Angela Merkel Makes Second Historic visit to Ethiopia

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel paid an official visit to Ethiopia on October 11, 2016 at the end of a three-nation tour in Africa which took her to Mali and Niger as well as Ethiopia. During her visit she held talks with Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn and also visited the headquarters of the African Union. Prime Minister Hailemariam met with Chancellor Merkel at the National Palace and their discussions covered a range of issues including; peace and security in the region; migration and refugees; natural resource conservation and development; democracy and good governance and trade and investment as well as current situation in Ethiopia.