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Ethiopia sees remarkable successes in bilateral, multilateral spheres over last in 100 days

(EBC; July 11, 2018) - Ethiopia has gained fruitful achievements in bilateral and multi-lateral spheres over the past 100 days since Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed took office, according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

In his regular weekly briefing he gave to journalists today, Spokesperson of the Ministry, Meles Alem said Ethiopia has witnessed a paradigm shift in the political, economic and social sectors over the past 100 days.

He added that the country has entered in to a ‘new marathon diplomacy’ which many countries were acknowledged and motivated to further cooperate with Ethiopia.

He added that the Asmara Declaration, a commitment to end hostility, is the biggest success obtained in the political diplomacy sector during the stated period.

The two countries which share common interest in various areas have reached to this remarkable stage without any interference from a third party.

According to Meles, the normalization process between the two countries would help to change the political alignment and geopolitics of the East African region.

The visit of the Prime Minister to a number of neighboring and Gulf countries is also among the activities that aimed to boost cooperation.

During his 100 days in office, the Prime Minister has exerted maximum effort to enhance bilateral cooperation and many countries have shown interest to engage in Ethiopia.

Some 36 well known companies from China, India, and Arab Emirates among others are expected to invest in manufacturing, agro-industry and extraction of mines as they already conducted feasibility study.

During 100 days Ethiopia has opened consular offices and embassy at The Hague, Netherlands and Tanzania to expand Ethiopia’s representation abroad.

Source: ENA