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Blinken: U.S. shares Ethiopia’s ‘aspiration’ to rejoin AGOA

March 16, 2023 at 2:49 PM
Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday expressed hope that Ethiopia eventually will regain benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act as it continues to implement an accord reached last year to end a civil war in the Tigray region. The “bottom line is certainly we share the aspiration of Ethiopia returning to AGOA,” Blinken told reporters during a visit to the country’s capital, according to a transcript issued by the State Department. “And as it continues to implement...

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