First Ethiopia-Somalia Joint Ministerial Commission Meeting Kicks off in Mogadishu

The first Ethiopia-Somalia Joint Ministerial Commission Meeting kicked off in Mogadishu today, according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Demeke Mekonnen is participating at Ethiopia-Somalia Ministerial Commission Meeting, Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Meles Alem said.

During the meeting, the performance of the bilateral agreements between the two countries will be thoroughly reviewed, he said.

Moreover, he added that the meeting will contribute to further elevate the long-standing diplomatic relations between Ethiopia and Somalia in multifaceted spheres.

Agreements in areas of trade and defense are also expected to be signed , Meles said.

On other hand, Ethiopia has finalized preparation to actively participate at the 78th UN General Assembly in New York and the G-77 plus China Summit in Havana.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency