Ethiopia, Latvia Agree to cooperate in Key Bilateral Areas


Addis Ababa March 28/2023 (ENA)  Ethiopia and Latvia have agreed to cooperate in several key bilateral and multilateral areas, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia said. 

Director General of Europe and American Affairs Ambassador, Eshete Tilahun held political consultation with the Under-Secretary of State - Political Director at the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Andzejs Vilumsons on ways of enhancing cooperation at bilateral and multilateral venues.

During the deliberations, Ambassador Eshete briefed Vilumsons on current affairs including the ongoing peace process and the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. 

He said, Latvia plays an important role in the European Union as well as the Baltic Sea region stressing the need for Ethiopia and Latvia to work closely to elevate their relations.

The consultation was concluded with the two sides agreeing to cooperate in key bilateral areas such as air service, agriculture, education, ICT, tourism and water resource management, ministry of foreign affairs said. 

They also reaffirmed the commitment of their respective Governments to work closely on global issues of mutual importance such as climate change, migration as well as peace and security.

Ethiopian News Agency