Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Ethiopia Demeke Mekonnen meets UN Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs

(28-07-2021 published)
H.E. Demeke Mekonnen, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Ethiopia had a meeting on Tuesday (July 27) with Rosemary A. DiCarlo, UN Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs.
Discussing the Tigray issue, Mr. Demeke said the Unilateral Humanitarian Ceasefire was meant to help farmers in the region to employ the rainy season, although it fell on deaf ears so far.
The Government of Ethiopia is still committed to the ceasefire, although the TPLF has continued to misbehave and showed disrespect to the goodwill of the government, added the Deputy Prime Minister.
Mr. Demeke said, the warmonger TPLF has tried to choke off humanitarian corridors over the Addis Ababa-Djibouti line and has launched fresh attacks against the North-Eastern part of the country which the international community forgot to discourage.
Ms. DiCarlo, on her part, said the UN Secretary-General appreciates and supports the Unilateral Humanitarian Ceasefire and wants the other side to follow suit.
Regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, Mr. Demeke noted that unnecessary politicization and Internationalization of the matter would contribute nothing but drag the negotiation process.
In this regard, the Under-Secretary-General affirmed the UN support to the AU-led process to reach amicable solutions to all negotiating parties.
Speaking about the 6th General Elections, Mr. Demeke said it was peaceful and transparent and paved the way for building a democratic system in the country.
During their discussion on the Ethiopia and Sudan border conflict, Mr. Demeke wondered why the international community failed to discourage Sudan from unlawfully occupying Ethiopian territories.
The Under-Secretary-General said that the UN understands that Ethiopia is the linchpin of the region, and its stability is indispensable to have a peaceful HoA adding that the border issue between the two countries should get a peaceful solution.

( 1307 Viewers) Back to Home

More News ..

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Demeke Mekonnen discusses with United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean- Pierre Lacroix Read More

The 27th Ethio-Djibouti Joint Border Administrators and Commissioners Meeting underway at Arta, #Djibouti Read More

@WFP-led convoy of over 100 trucks just arrived safely into #Mekelle carrying 3,500MT of food & other lifesaving humanitarian cargo. Read More

“Congratulations to all Ethiopians in all corners of the country for finalizing a successful #GreenLegacy Read More

Ethiopians in #Belgium and #Luxembourg raise funds for national causes Read More

#SouthSudan can’t allow its territory to be used against #Ethiopia, says Interior Minister Hon. Paul Mayom Akec Read More

Ambassador Reta Alemu met with Colonel Aviezer Segal, the Defense Attaché of the IDF to Africa. Read More

Ethiopian Delegation led by State Minister of Peace arrives at Djibouti to take part in 27th Ethio-Djibouti Joint Border Administrators and Commissioners Meeting Read More

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Ethiopia, H.E. Demeke Mekonnen, had a discussion with H.E. Raychelle Omamo, Cabinet Secretary of the Foreign Affairs of Kenya, today (02 September) at his office. Read More

State Minister of the Foreign Affairs of #Ethiopia, H.E. Ambassdor Birtukan Ayano has accorded a warm welcome to the Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs of #Kenya, Read More

Read More News...

THIS WEEK:   39999
THIS MONTH:   129218
THIS YEAR:   1298775
TOTAL:    2140744
      * Visa Service
      * Document Authentication
      * For Diplomatic Community
      * For Bussiness Community
      * Government E-Services
      * Neighboring Countries
      * African Countries
      * Middle East Countries
      * Asia Countries
      * Europe Countries
      * United State of America