FM Dr. Workneh holds talks with US Ambassador, Troika S Sudan Special Envoys

Addis Ababa, November 10, 2017 (FBC) - Foreign Minister, Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu held discussions with United States Ambassador to Ethiopia, Mr Michael Raynor and Troika South Sudan Special Envoys, today.

During their discussion, Dr. Workneh noted bilaterally Ethiopia and the USA have longstanding diplomatic relation which further expands to people to people relations, adding both countries have been working to promote areas including economic growth, democracy, human right activities and regional peace and security operations.

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Dr. Workneh pointed out that the IGAD council of Ministers has delineated the key players in South Sudan’s peace process and that IGAD’s framework is going well to bring back peace in South Sudan, adding that Troika was very supportive since the start of the revitalization process.

Dr. Workneh stressed the need for increased support for the revitalization process.

Mr Michael Raynor and Troika South Sudan Special Envoys on their part noted that post council of Ministerial meeting on the revitalization has seen encouraging and fast progresses.

Source: MoFA

Posted by Amare Asrat