Abiy holds Phone Calls with Leaders of South Africa, Senegal, Ghana

ADDIS ABABA – Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Thursday spoke with Presidents of Senegal, South Africa and Ghana separately, over the bilateral and regional issues.

Prime Minister held the phone conversations with the leaders a day after his return to office from warfront.

“My appreciation to President Macky Sall, President Cyri Ramaphosa and President Felix Tshisekedi for the constructive phone discussions,” he tweeted on Thursday.

“We will continue working on strengthening bilateral and continental relations,” said Abiy who joined President Sall and President Ramaphosa in calling permanent seat for Africa at the UN Security Council, this week.

Earlier today, the Prime Minister also held phone calls with Chairperson of African Union Commission Moussaka Faki and UN’s Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

He described both phone conversations on the current issues as “productive”.

“As a founding member of both the UN and the African Union, Ethiopia has been a proponent of multilateralism rooted in respect for national sovereignty,” he said.