Ethiopia, Eritrea inked MoUs on major areas of cooperation

(EBC; July 9, 2018) - As per the agreements reached yesterday between Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and President Isaias Afewerki Ethiopia and Eritrea signed today MoUs on the commencement of flights that have been defunct twelve years ago, the utilization of sea port and the re-opening of embassies in each others' capitals.

The five major pillars included in this Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship include: the cessation of the state of war; close cooperation in the political, economic, social, cultural and security fields; the resumption of trade, economic and diplomatic ties; the implementation of the boundary decision and collaboration on the maintenance of regional peace and security.

The signing of the MoUs on these areas is expected to enhance the partnership.

Source: MoFA