Ethiopia PM says he agrees with visiting Obama on intensifying fight against terrorism

July 27, 2015 14:12

ADDIS ABABA - Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said on Monday he agreed with visiting President Barack Obama on intensifying the campaign against terrorism in the region and would increase intelligence cooperation.

But he told a news conference he had "minor differences" with the United States on the speed of democratization in Ethiopia.

Hailemariam said after talks with Obama that Ethiopia was committed to working toward improving human rights and governance.

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