Diplomacy

Ethiopian Ambassador to US Resigns

Ethiopian Ambassador to US Resigns

Ethiopia's ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Lencho Bati, is set to replace Ambassador Seleshi Bekele in Washington. The resignation letter submitted by Ethiopia's Ambassador to the US, Seleshi Bekele, has been accepted by Ethiopia federal government. Former Water Resources Minister Seleshi Bekele, currently serving as Ethiopia's ambassador to the US, has had his resignation request from his government position accepted, according to sources. The Reporter newspaper noted that Seleshi Bekele, who was not only appointed as Ethiopia's ambassador to the US but also planned to resign from the government structure to become a private employee, has had his resignation confirmed. Ambassador…
Read More
Ethio -Somalia ministerial council meeting kicks off in Mogadishu

Ethio -Somalia ministerial council meeting kicks off in Mogadishu

The Senior Officials Meeting of the Ethio-Somalia joint ministerial council Kicks off in Mogadishu The senior officials’ meeting of the first Ethio-Somalia Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC) kicked off earlier today in Mogadishu, Somalia. In his opening remarks, the Director General of African Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, Ambassador Fisseha Shawl said, the two countries will consolidate the work of the first JMC and expressed that this platform will serve as a mechanism to further institutionalize the bilateral relations at all levels and explore new areas of cooperation. Ambassador Fisseha also reiterated the fact that the relation…
Read More
Ethiopia’s First Year in Pakistan

Ethiopia’s First Year in Pakistan

Ethiopia's First Year in Pakistan: A Journey of Friendship and Growth As the sun rises on this momentous day, we mark the first anniversary of the Embassy of of Ethiopia (FDRE) in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. With immense pride and gratitude, I share my reflections on a year that has been nothing short of extraordinary – a year of cultural discovery, economic promise, and an unbreakable bond of friendship and soldiarity. On August 29, 2023, I had the honor of presenting my credentials to H.E. Dr. Arif Alvi, President of the Islamic Republic as an Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary…
Read More
UAE president Arrives in Ethiopia

UAE president Arrives in Ethiopia

The President of the United Arab Emirates arrived in Addis Ababa to visit Ethiopia The President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has arrived in Addis Ababa for an official visit.  When Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan arrived at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (Dr.) welcomed him. The President is expected to meet and discuss with various government officials during his stay in Ethiopia. This is Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed's first visit to Ethiopia after becoming president, and he previously visited Ethiopia in 2018 when he was the Crown Prince…
Read More
Rwandan Foreign Minister Arrives in Addis Ababa for a Working Visit

Rwandan Foreign Minister Arrives in Addis Ababa for a Working Visit

Vincent Biruta, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Rwanda arrived in Addis Ababa this morning for a working visit. State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Birtukan Ayano, warmly welcomed the Foreign Minister upon arrival at the Bole International Airport. FM Birtukan will later today meet with senior Ethiopian Government officials to boost longstanding, multifaceted Ethio-Rwandan cooperation in bilateral, regional, and multilateral venues. After the peace agreement signed last November in South Africa, different countries' leaders and international institutions' CEOs keep visiting Ethiopia. Last week World Bank president Ajay Banga visited Ethiopia and also Germany, France, China, Japan,…
Read More
South Korean Foreign Minister Arrives in Addis Ababa,Ethiopia

South Korean Foreign Minister Arrives in Addis Ababa,Ethiopia

South Korean Foreign Minister Arrives in Addis Ababa for an Official Visit Earlier this morning the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, Park Jin, arrived in Addis Ababa for a three-day official visit. Upon arrival at the Bole International Airport, FM Jin was warmly welcomed by Ambassador Mesganu Arga, State Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia. The South Korean Foreign Minister will later today meet with senior officials of the Ethiopian Government to discuss ways of further strengthening bilateral and multilateral cooperation between the two countries.
Read More
Ethio-South Africa Experts Meetings Kicks off in Addis Ababa

Ethio-South Africa Experts Meetings Kicks off in Addis Ababa

The Sixth Session of the Ethiopia-South Africa Joint Ministerial Commission Senior Experts meeting kicked off today in Addis Ababa. In his opening remarks, the Director General of African Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, Amb. Fisseha Shawl stated, Ethiopia and South Africa enjoy longstanding diplomatic relations that date back to the days of the Anti-Apartheid movement in the Southern African nation. Ethiopia is keen on further strengthening the ties, the DG underscored. He said, the experts’ deliberations would allow to reflect on the existing areas cooperation and to further explore new areas of possible cooperation. Acting Deputy…
Read More
Demeke Mekonnen held talks with US’s Molly Phee

Demeke Mekonnen held talks with US’s Molly Phee

DPM, FM Demeke met with US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs in Addis Ababa. Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Ethiopia, Demeke Mekonnen met with Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs of the United States, Molly Phee. The twho countries higher officials met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and discussed on bilateral and regional issues of mutual interest. Demeke said that, “we need to work closely to further expedite and fully implement revitalized Ethio-USA diplomatic engagements.” The peace process in Sudan must be led and owned by the Sudanese and should be conducted under the auspices of the…
Read More
Ethiopia to re install the statue of Russian author Alexander Pushkin in Addis Ababa

Ethiopia to re install the statue of Russian author Alexander Pushkin in Addis Ababa

In 2002, Moscow, the capital of Russia, gave a statue of the famous Russian writer Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin to Addis Ababa as a gift. This monument has been installed in Addis Ababa around lafto area and named as "Pushkin square" for many years before took it away by city's administration. A statue of Pushkin has been installed in this square, but the square was demolished to avoid traffic congestion. A statue of Alexander Pushkin has also been placed in the grounds of the Ethiopian Museum. Public Relations Officer of Addis Ababa Roads Authority Mr. Eyasu Solomon told Al-AIN that the…
Read More
US believes 350,000 People lost their life in Ethiopia’s war

US believes 350,000 People lost their life in Ethiopia’s war

US revokes Ethiopia from Gross human rights violators countries list. United States named Ethiopia as one of the worst human rights violators after the outbreak of war in northern Ethiopia Following this, Washington has cut off the development support it used to give to Ethiopia. According to the report of Foreign Policy, the United States has come to the position that Ethiopia is not a country where serious human rights violations are currently taking place. Due to the Covid-19, war and the slowdown in international trade, Ethiopia, like other countries, had already asked for a reschedules in the loan repayment…
Read More