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FILE - In this Monday, April 20, 2015 file photo, Lelisa Desisa, of Ethiopia, crosses the finish line to win the men's division of the Boston Marathon. On the 63rd anniversary of Roger Bannister breaking the four-minute mile, three elite athletes will attempt to do something arguably more extraordinary, run the first sub-two-hour marathon. Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge leads the attempt on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Monza's Formula One racecourse, along with two-time Boston Marathon winner Lelisa Desisa, from Ethiopia, and Eritrean half-marathon world-record holder Zersenay Tadese. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

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Yemane Tsegay, of Ethiopia, fourth from left, leads the pack of elite men runners along the course of the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17, 2017, in Hopkinton, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, walks to greet Ethiopia's President Mulatu Teshome Wirtu, at the Presidential Palace, in Ankara Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center-left, and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, center-right, inspect the honor guard at the national palace in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. Merkel is visiting Ethiopia, where her meeting with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn is expected to focus on the country's newly declared state of emergency, after months of protests demanding wider freedoms, and other issues including migration. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)

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Ethiopia Sharing the Nile with Egypt Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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President Obama speaks during a multilateral meeting in Addis Ababa on South Sudan and cointerterrorism issues with Kenya, Sudan, Ethiopia, the African Union and Uganda. (Associated Press/File)

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President Obama, the first sitting U.S. president to visit Ethiopia, said during a news conference with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn Monday that Republican presidential candidates are attempting to distort the facts of his Iran nuclear deal. (Associated Press)

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U.S. President Barack Obama, center, participates in a bilateral meeting with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn at the National Palace, on Monday, July 27, 2015, in Addis Ababa. Obama is the first sitting U.S. president to visit Ethiopia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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President Barack Obama with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, right, at Bole International Airport Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Sunday, July 26, 2015. Obama is traveling on a two-nation African tour where he will become the the first sitting U.S. president to visit Kenya and Ethiopia. (AP Photo/Sayyid Azim)

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Secret Service Agents watch through their binoculars as a rainbow appears in the sky before President Barack Obama arrived at Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Sunday, July 26, 2015. Obama is traveling on a two-nation African tour where he will become the the first sitting U.S. president to visit Kenya and Ethiopia. (AP Photo/Sayyid Azim)

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President Obama shakes hands with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn after arriving at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport Sunday. Mr. Obama is the first sitting U.S. president to visit Ethiopia. His trip also included a stop in Kenya, the homeland of his late father. (Associated Press)

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Lelisa Desisa, of Ethiopia, crosses the finish line to win the Boston Marathon, Monday, April 20, 2015, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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Secretary of State John Kerry, center, and US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power, left, listen as President Barack Obama speaks during a bilateral meeting to discuss the Ebola epidemic with Ethiopian President Hailemariam Desalegn, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 in New York. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) **FILE**

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Firehiwoth Dado of Ethiopia crosses the finish line to win the women's race of the 20th Prague International Marathon in Prague, Czech Republic, on Sunday, May 11, 2014. (AP Photo/CTK, Vit Simanek) SLOVAKIA OUT

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South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, left, and rebel leader Riek Machar, right, shake hands and pray before signing an agreement of the cease-fire of the conflict in South Sudan in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Friday, May 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Elias Asmare) ** FILE **