Friday, August 31, 2012

UN ambassador Susan Rice to lead US delegation to Meles funeral

United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations Susan Rice will lead US delegation to the funeral of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi on September 2, 2012, the White House said Thursday.
Members of the US Delegation:

The Honorable Donald Booth, United States Ambassador to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
 The Honorable Johnnie Carson, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

 Ms. Gayle Smith, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director, National Security Staff

Meles died last week on Monday in Belgium due to an undisclosed illness and will be buried in  Addis Ababa September 2, 2012.

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