ADDIS ABEBA – Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has welcomed Eritrean Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and Head of Political Affairs and Presidential Advisor, Yemane Gebreab, to Ethiopia today.
The two officials came to Addis Abeba to deliver a message of condolence from President Isaias Afwerki. They also reflected on the one-year peace journey taken between the two countries, according to the office of the Prime Minister.
“Both parties reflected on the milestones achieved over the past year in ceasing of hostilities and discussed upon the next steps to be taken in further strengthening the relationship,” says the PM office in a statement late afternoon.
Almost a year ago to this day, both Osman Saleh and Yemane Gebreab came to Ethiopia for the landmark peace talks marking the first time in twenty years a high-level delegation visited from Asmara.
To celebrate the strengthening relationship between Eritrea and Ethiopia, Prime Minister Abiy joined by the two officials, planted seedlings within the compound of the Prime Minister’s office.