Ethiopia, France sign military, navy deal, turn ‘new page’ in ties

FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron waves as German Chancellor Angela Merkel departs after a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, February 27, 2019. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/File Photo

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia and France agreed their first military cooperation accord on Tuesday, a deal that includes helping the landlocked nation build a navy, as Paris seeks to boost economic ties in Africa‚Äôs second-most populous country. On a four-day visit to the Horn of Africa, President Emmanuel Macron is looking to break from […]

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