Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Ethiopia: Opposition coalition leader request a meeting with Clinton

Her other stop will be Ethiopia, a long standing U.S. security ally in the volatile east of Africa. Ethiopian Foreign Ministry spokesman Dina Mufti says that visit will be important as well. But the leader of the main opposition coalition known as Medrek, former President Negasso Gidada, says he is very disappointed that, as far as he knows, no meeting between Clinton and Ethiopia's opposition has been scheduled. The opposition leader says internal African politics are also very important. He says, as long as there are serious shortcomings in democracy and human rights, other priorities, such as development and stability, are at risk. "I think the embassy here should still try to arrange the program so that she meets with us, because it is really a pity if she does not," Gidada said, Read more….

0 comments:

Post a Comment