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Prof. Afework holds discussions with Argentinean Ambassador

(EBC; July 12, 2018) - State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Professor Afework Kassu held discussions with Argentinean Ambassador to Ethiopia, Ambassador Gustavo Teodoro Grippo on Thursday on aspects of bilateral cooperation.

On the occasion, the Ambassador handed over the congratulatory letter sent by President of Argentina to Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed.

During their meeting, the two sides discussed ways of strengthening bilateral relations.

Professor Afework briefed the Ambassador on the ongoing reforms Ethiopia is implementing under the leadership of Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed.

He said the recent smooth political transition in the country is exemplary to the rest of the African continent.

He also said Ethiopia is working more closely with countries in the region in a bid to enhance regional integration.

The State Minister noted Prime Minister Abiy’s recent visit to Eritrea and described it as ‘a key message to the World’.

Ambassador Gustavo, on his part hailed the reforms Ethiopia is witnessing currently.

He stated that his country is keen to work closely with Ethiopia on various bilateral and multilateral issues.

Source: MoFA