Obama arrived on Monday morning at the National Palace in Addis Ababa, where he was greeted by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. The two men shook hands and exchanged pleasantries as the Ethiopians prepared an elaborate arrival ceremony.
|PHOTO: President Barack Obama participates in a bilateral meeting with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, right, at the National Palace, July 27, 2015, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.|
|PHOTO:President Barack Obama and Prime Minister of Ethiopia Hailemariam Desalegn attend a welcoming ceremony, July 27, 2015, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.|
|PHOTO: Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome and President Barack Obama shake hands during a meeting at the National Palace, July 27, 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.|
|PHOTO: Ethiopians hold US flags as they waiting at Meskel Square prior to the official visit of President Barack Obama, July 26, 2015, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.|
|PHOTO: Secret Service Agents watch through their binoculars as a rainbow appears in the sky before President Barack Obama arrived at Bole International Airport, July 26, 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia|