FM Workneh Confers with Italian Deputy FM Emanuela Del Re

Addis Ababa December c06/2018  Foreign Minister Workneh Gebeyehu and Italian Deputy Foreign Minister Emanuela Claudia Del Re discussed today about bilateral and regional relations.

Deputy Foreign Minister Del Re said the officials exchanged views on development, job opportunities for the youth and cultural exchange as well as infrastructure.

“Ethiopia is the initiator of the fantastic peace process that we Italians value immensely; and we need to learn a lot from this,” the deputy foreign minister added.

The peace process has a significant impact on the global scenario, according to her.

Del Re added that there is a strong will to make the region stable and prosperous; and expressed her will to support it as there is demand to invest in Ethiopia due to the stability in the country.

Foreign Minister Workneh on his part has reportedly emphasized on the need to strengthen economy relation and urged Italian investors to invest in Ethiopia.

He added that the deputy foreign minister has assured him to fully support economic integration in the Horn.