UN praises Ethiopia’s track-record in peacekeeping operations

Addis Ababa, April 16, 2018 (FBC) - State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Hirut Zemene, met with the UN Under-Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations, Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix here today.

During the meeting, they exchanged views on the Secretary General’s latest action for peacekeeping initiative.

In a joint press statement issued after the meeting, Hirut expressed her appreciation for the attention and focus given by the UN Secretary General for peacekeeping operations, and its continued collaboration with Ethiopia on common portfolio.

The State Minister mentioned Ethiopia’s constructive role in promoting peace and stability in the region.

She further emphasized that peacekeeping is essential; but the issue of peace enforcement should further be prioritized.

Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix for his part commended Ethiopia for its excellent track-record in peace keeping operations.

He also highlighted United Nations latest action for peacekeeping initiative, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Posted by Amare Asrat