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Ethiopia and Saudi Arabia agree to consolidate bilateral relations

(EBC; August 10, 2018) - Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed received here yesterday Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, currently on a visit to Ethiopia.

During the meeting, PM Abiy and FM Al-Jubeir reviewed bilateral relations between Ethiopia and KSA and ways of enhancing them in all fields in a way that best serves the interests of the two countries as well as the security and stability of the region.

They also discussed the latest developments at regional and international arenas and other issues of common interest.

The two sides agreed to further consolidate the longstanding and historical cultural, people-to-people, political and economic relations between the two countries.

Upon arrival at the Bole International Airport earlier yesterday, Al-Jubeir was warmly welcomed by Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu.