THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
STATEMENT BY THE WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY ON THE MEETING OF PRESIDENT CLINTON AND PRESIDENT AFWERKI
President Clinton will meet with President Isaias Afwerki of the Republic of Eritrea on February 1, 1995 at the White House. Their meeting reaffirms the strong ties that have existed between the two countries since Eritrea's independence in May 1993. The two leaders will discuss programs to enhance bilateral trade and investment, regional stability in the Horn of Africa and mutual efforts to ensure food security as part of the President's Greater Horn of Africa Initiative. President Isaias will meet as well with other senior Administration officials, including those at the National Security Council and the Departments of State and Defense.