Fw: Travel pool report #4: Obama meets with meets with President Mulatu Teshome of Ethiopia

From: Eilperin, Juliet [mailto:xxx@email.com]
Sent: Monday, July 27, 2015 01:23 PM
To: Velz, Peter T. EOP
Subject: Travel pool report #4: Obama meets with meets with President Mulatu Teshome of Ethiopia

At 12:34 pm EAT, the pool was ushered in to see POTUS meeting with Ethopian President Mulatu Teshome. Both men were seated in chairs, with half-a-dozen aides seated in two rows facing each other. There was a large arrangement of salmon-colored roses in the center of the room.

The pool was ushered out after 30 seconds, and there were no formal remarks. As we were leaving Obama said “I want to thank the government…” but nothing else could be heard after that.

A list of US participants, per the White House, is below:

Susan Rice, National Security Advisor
Patricia Haslach, U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia
Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs
Grant Harris, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs
Gayle Smith, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Development and Democracy

Juliet Eilperin

White House Bureau Chief

Washington Post

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