DPM & FM Confers With Yemeni Foreign Minister

Addis Ababa March 21/2023 /ENA/Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Demeke Mekonnen has conferred with Yemeni Foreign Minister Dr. Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak. 

During the deliberations Demeke briefed the Yemeni Foreign Minister on current affairs. Working to consolidate the peace process is a key priority of Ethiopia, he noted. 

Demeke concurrently emphasized the need to capitalize on the historical ties between the two countries that predicate not only on interests but also age-old people-to-people relations.

While underscoring the need to further bolster the multifaceted ties, the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister urged Dr. Mubarak, to work closely towards the reactivation of relations.

The Foreign Minister of Yemen for his part said Yemen and Ethiopia need political consultations.  

He also said, the Government of Yemen will assist the Government of Ethiopia to expedite the voluntary repatriation of Ethiopians in Yemen.

The Foreign Minister of Yemen arrived in Addis Ababa yesterday for an official working visit to Ethiopia.  

The objective of the visit is to exchange views on ways strengthening the bilateral relations of Ethiopia and Yemen, it was learned. 



Ethiopian News Agency