Obama criticized for saying Ethiopian government 'democratically elected'

July 28, 2015 5:07 PM

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NAIROBI, Kenya -- Some African activists have greeted President Barack Obama's remarks that Ethiopia has a democratically elected government with scorn and concern.

Obama made the comment on Monday during a news conference with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn of Ethiopia, whose ruling party won every seat in parliament in May elections.

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