Completion of GERD key to harness regional economic cooperation
Addis Ababa, August 20, 2022 (FBC) – Ethiopia’s Ambassador to Belenux countries and EU Institutions, Hirut Zemene met with Mr. Jean-Marc Pisani, Head of Horn of Africa Division at the European External Action Service (EEAS), on Thursday.
During the meeting, Ambassador Hirut briefed Pisani regarding the current situation in Ethiopia, particularly concerning the government’s commitment to end the conflict in the Northern part of Ethiopia as well as the steps being taken to address human rights violations that occurred in the context of the conflict.
She also explained about Ethiopia’s continued commitment to complete the GERD project based on international principles that harness regional economic cooperation.
Ambassador Hirut also called upon for a steady engagement between Ethiopia and the European Union to revitalise the existing strategic partnership.