At a summit on 9 July 2018 in Asmara, Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed signed a “Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship” deal. The signed accord is summarized as follows:
The US State Secretary Rex Tillerson is in a visit to five African nations that commenced in Ethiopia on Wednesday 7 March 2018. Today he is in Kenya and expected to visit Chad Nigeria and Djibouti. This visit is to highlight the strategies to counter terrorism and improve security, bilateral trade and investments.