Ethiopia Carries out Effective Multilateral, Bilateral Diplomatic Activities: Spokesperson

Ethiopia has carried out effective multilateral and bilateral diplomatic activities over the past week, according to Foreign Affairs Spokesperson, Ambassador Meles Alem.

In his biweekly media briefing today, the Spokesperson said high level government officials of various countries have visited Ethiopia over the past week which are vital to further strengthen Ethiopia’s bilateral and multilateral cooperation.

He cited the visits of South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit, the Foreign Affairs Minister of the Republic of Korea, Park Jin, Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi, and South African International Relations and Cooperation Minister, Naledi Pandor.

The Spokesperson has said the visit made by World Bank President, Ajay Banga was also part of these successful diplomatic endeavors.

The visits have enabled Ethiopia to carry out effective diplomatic activities with a view to further strengthening multilateral and bilateral cooperation, ambassador Meles stated.

The visiting high ranking officials have discussed with the leaders of Ethiopian government including Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign affairs Minister Demeke Mekonnen on various issues of common interest.

They have also agreed to strengthen bilateral relations and cooperation with Ethiopia, it was learned.

According to the Spokesperson, efforts to strengthen the nation’s diplomatic cooperation with various countries will be intensified during the current fiscal year too.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency