Ethiopia, UK agree to expand bilateral cooperation

The State Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, Mrs. Hirut Zemene received Ms. Harriett Baldwin, Director for Africa at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on Monday.

The two sides have agreed to expand the bilateral cooperation between Ethiopia and the United Kingdom.

The two officials noted the growing trade and investment ties between Ethiopia and the United Kingdom, and emphasized the need to strengthen the level of trade and investment cooperation further ahead. Ethiopia and the UK have trade ties worth $2 billion.

Ms Harriett Baldwin expressed her country’s continued commitment to support efforts of ensuring peace and stability and regional economic integration in the Horn of Africa region. British Embassy, Addis Ababa – UK in Ethiopia