Trump spoke to Ethiopia's Abiy, expressed optimism on giant Nile dam -White House

by Reuters
Friday, 31 January 2020 21:14 GMT

(Corrects reference to last name of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in headline)

Jan 31 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, in a call with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, expressed optimism that an agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam was near and would benefit all parties involved, a White House spokesman said. (Reporting by Jan Wolfe and Susan Heavey Editing by Chris Reese)

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