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Ambassador Kirk Meets with Ethiopian Trade Minister Girma Birru

ARK and Girma

Ambassador Kirk and Ethiopian Trade Minister Girma Birru met to discuss the growing U.S.-Ethiopian trade and investment relationship, including the vital role that the African Growth and Opportunity Act is playing in strengthening the relationship. The Ministers also discussed Ethiopia's efforts to accede to the World Trade Organization. Ambassador Kirk encouraged Ethiopia to continue making progress on reforms to increase investment, trade, and economic growth, as well as make Ethiopia more competitive in the global economy.