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45 African leaders were expected at the 11th AU summit in Ethiopia: the ministry – Xinhua

Ethiopian Foreign Minister said on Thursday that 45 African leaders are expected to attend the 11th summit of African Union (AU) chiefs, scheduled for November 17-18, at the AU headquarters in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa.

In a press release, the ministry announced that African leaders would expect to discuss the need for AU Commission reform to make the continental body more efficient to meet the needs of its 55 member states and to enable the AU to face regional and international challenges .

Specifically, leaders are expected to talk about progress in meeting the goals of continental economic and political integration as stated in AU 2063 Agenda.

The Extraordinary Summit will be preceded by a meeting of senior ministers from 55 member states of the AU, from 14 to 15 November, expected to set a summit agenda.

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