Ethiopia calls for united international cooperation to defeat ISIS

Addis Ababa, February 13, 2018 (FBC) –An Ethiopian delegation led by Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, is attending the Ministerial Meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS in Kuwait.

Speaking at the event, he said a united international cooperation is need to ultimately defeat so called ISIS or Daesh.

Ethiopia is committed more than ever before to fight against terrorism and will strengthen its ongoing role for global peace and stability, the Ethiopian FM said.

Ethiopia joined Global Coalition because it is a target of global and regional terrorisms, Dr Workneh said at the event which also attracted US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Any form of international terrorism is unacceptable, he added.

Ministerial Meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS is intended to coordinate the efforts of the partner states in confronting the terrorist threat and discuss the ways of overcoming the consequences of ISIS criminal activities.

Translated and posted by Amare Asrat