Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed thanks President Isaias Afwerki in Tigrinya [Video]

Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki

PM Dr Abiy thanks President Isaias for positive response to Ethiopia’s peace and reconciliation overture

By FBC

Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed thanked President Isaias Afwerki for the positive response to Ethiopia’s peace and reconciliation overture.

He also expressed his readiness to welcome warmly and with considerable goodwill the Eritrean delegation to Addis, according to Fitsum Arega, Chief of Staff at the Prime Minister office.

HE PM Dr Abiy Ahmed thanked & congratulated President Isayas Afworki for the positive response to Ethiopia’s #peace and reconciliation overture. He also expressed his readiness to welcome warmly and with considerable goodwill the Eritrean delegation to Addis. #Eritrea #Ethiopia

— Fitsum Arega (@fitsumaregaa) June 20, 2018

President Isaias today announced plan to send a delegation to Addis Ababa for peace talks with Ethiopia.

The announcement was made at the annual martyr’s day celebration in Asmara, the capital of Eritrea.

The war fought between the two countries caused massive damage, pulled back the economy of both nations, and resulted in displacement of people, the President said.

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