Obama praises Ethiopia as ‘outstanding partner’ for fight against al-Shabab militants

London, July 27 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama has praised Ethiopia’s efforts in its fight against the Islamist terrorist group al- Shabab, calling the country an “outstanding partner”.

According to the BBC, Obama said that Ethiopia’s troops played a major role in the weakening of the terrorist organization in Somalia.

The US president’s comments came after talks with Ethiopian Prime Minister¬†Hailemariam Desalegn.

He also called on Hailemariam to improve Ethiopia’s record on human rights and good governance. (ANI)

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