U.S. Secretary of State Meets Togo’s Foreign Minister in Washington D.C.

Handshake between US Secretary of State Tillerson and Togolese Minister of Foreign Affairs Robert Dussey
Handshake between US Secretary of State Tillerson and Togolese Minister of Foreign Affairs Robert Dussey
Handshake between US Secretary of State Tillerson and Togolese Minister of Foreign Affairs Robert Dussey

During their discussion, the two men discussed the preparations for the annual AGOA (African Growth and Opportunity Act) Forum which will take place in Lome from Aug. 8-10, and the progress of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) program in Togo.

There was also talk of the first Africa-Israel Summit in Lome in October. An event supported by the US administration that intends to create a new axis of cooperation between Africa, Israel and the United States.

Finally, Rex Tillerson conveyed to Robert Dussey a congratulatory message after the election of President Faure Gnassingbe at the head of the ECOWAS.