Ethiopia, Slovenia agree to strengthen ties

On the sidelines of the 6th European Union – African Union Summit opened today in Brussels, Belgium, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia agree with Prime Minister of Slovenia Janez Janša to strengthen ties by working together in agriculture and educations sectors.

The two leaders have also agreed to strengthen overall economic and diplomatic ties between the two countries, according to the State Minister Selamawit Kassa, who spoke to the state media – Ethiopian News Agency.

It is indicated that as Slovenia is planning to become non-permanent member of the UN Security Council in 2024, Prime Minister Janez Janša has called on Ethiopia to support his government’s plan.

Prime Minister Abiy on his part has also expressed his appreciation to the Government of Slovenia for the support it has been extending for Ethiopia in the European Union. He also suggested that Slovenia should open its embassy in Ethiopia.

In a related development, Prime Minister Abiy has also met with boss of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva and shared views on the economy of Ethiopia. Abiy has also met with German leader and exchanged views, according to his twit.