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Tweets welcoming #ObamaInEthiopia

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President Obama made history this week as the first sitting U.S. president to visit Ethiopia. He was welcomed with flowers, flags and plenty of tweets.

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Kicking off a two-day trip to Ethiopia, President Obama called on the country to end its crackdown on journalists and to be more open politically.

Obama spoke at a joint press conference with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Monday.

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