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Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed Receives Eritrea’s Delegation


Eritrean senior delegation delivers message of condolence to Dr. Abiy Ahmed

Asmara, 19 June 2019 (shabait) – Eritrean senior delegation composed of Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Presidential Adviser Mr. Yemane Gebreab delivered message of condolence of President Isaias to Dr. Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, on the passing away of his father.

At the meeting conducted in Addis Ababa today, 19 June, Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed expressed his gratitude to President Isaias as well as the people of Eritrea for the solidarity they demonstrated during his mourning.

Prime Minister Dr. Abiy expressed readiness of his government to further consolidate the peace process underway and the ties of cooperation between the two countries.

The Eritrean delegation also participated in the tree seedlings planting program that was conducted at the compound of the Prime Minister’s office.

Indicating that the peace agreement signed between the two countries attests to the bold initiative the two leaders took, Mr. Yemane Gebreab said that commendable progress has been achieved within one year of the agreement.

Addis Ababa, June 19, 2019 (FBC) – Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed welcomed to his office the Eritrean Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and Head of Political Affairs and Presidential Advisor, Yemane Gebreab earlier this afternoon.

The Eritrean Government officials came to deliver a message of condolence from President Isaias Afwerki and to deliberate upon the one-year peace journey taken between the two countries.

Both parties reflected on the milestones achieved over the past year in ceasing of hostilities and discussed upon the next steps to be taken in further strengthening the relationship, according to office of the Prime Minister.

Almost a year ago to this day, both Osman Saleh and Yemane Gebreab came to Ethiopia for the landmark peace talks marking the first time in twenty years a high-level delegation visited from Asmara.

To celebrate the strengthening relationship between Eritrea and Ethiopia, Prime Minister Abiy joined by the two officials, planted seedlings within the compound of the Prime Minister’s office.