Kuwaiti Amir grants amnesty for Ethiopian prisoners

Addis Ababa, June 20, 2017 (FBC) – Amir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has granted amnesty for Ethiopians convicted of various judicial sentences and currently in prison in that country.

The Amir offered the amnesty based on the request of Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn.

Foreign Minister Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, who was in Kuwait for a working visit, extended his gratitude on behalf of the government of Ethiopia and himself for the amnesty.

Yesterday, Dr Workneh handed to the Amir a letter from Hailemariam concerning bilateral ties as well as the latest regional and global developments.

Hailemariam also commended the Amir’s prudence in his efforts to defuse the current Gulf row.

The Ethiopian Minister also held discussion with Kuwaiti First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on same day.

During the meeting, both ministers addressed on cooperative relations between the two friendly countries, several issues of mutual interest as well as the latest regional and international development.

Posted by Amare Asrat

Addis Ababa, June 20, 2017 (FBC) – Amir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has granted amnesty for Ethiopians convicted of various judicial sentences and currently in prison in that country.

The Amir offered the amnesty based on the request of Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn.

Foreign Minister Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, who was in Kuwait for a working visit, extended his gratitude on behalf of the government of Ethiopia and himself for the amnesty.

Yesterday, Dr Workneh handed to the Amir a letter from Hailemariam concerning bilateral ties as well as the latest regional and global developments.

Hailemariam also commended the Amir’s prudence in his efforts to defuse the current Gulf row.

The Ethiopian Minister also held discussion with Kuwaiti First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on same day.

During the meeting, both ministers addressed on cooperative relations between the two friendly countries, several issues of mutual interest as well as the latest regional and international development.

Posted by Amare Asrat