Ethiopia, Eritrea Leaders Mark One Year Anniversary of Peace

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Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Dr. Abiy Ahmed has arrived in Asmara in mid-morning hours today for a two-day working visit. President Isaias Afwerki accorded warm welcome to the Prime Minister and his delegation on their arrival at Asmara’s International Airport.

At a meeting later held at State House, President Isaias and PM Abiy had extensive talks on further deepening the ongoing vibrant peace process and all-rounded cooperation between the two countries on the basis of the five-point “Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship” that the two leaders signed on 9th July 2018.

The two leaders further agreed to broaden the positive ramifications of the peace process and robust cooperation underway to the Horn.

The Ethiopian delegation includes Finance Minister Ahmed Shide, Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam and other government officials.

Accompanied by President Isaias, PM Abiy and his entourage visited several development projects and construction works on the Nefasit-Dekemhare highway.

* (courtesy of @hawelty)