Premier pledges continued support for S. Sudan

Addis Ababa, November 9, 2016 (FBC) –Ethiopia will scale-up the support it has been providing to bring about peace and stability in South Sudan, said Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn.

The Premier received and held discussion today with General Paul Malong, South Sudan Armey Chief of General Staff.

During the discussion, the two sides exchanged views on how to cement the economic and political ties between the two countries.

They also discussed on ways of implementing promptly the agreements which the two countries had signed following the recent visit by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn.

Prime Minister Hailemariam on his part said Ethiopia will fulfill its responsibility to integrate the two countries with infrastructure as well as to increase trade and investment relations.

Translated and posted by Amare Asrat