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

(06-09-2021 published)
H.E Demeke Mekonnen, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Ethiopia had a discussion today (September 06), at his office, with Mr. Jean- Pierre Lacroix, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations.
On this occasion, the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister expressed the significant role of the Ethiopian peace-keeping force in the UN and raised the longstanding history of Ethiopia’s peacekeeping mission.
He said the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) has been playing a very constructive role in maintaining peace and stability in Abeyi despite facing various challenges.
He expressed Ethiopia’s disappointment at the recent letter sent by senator Bob Menedez to the Secretary-General of the United Nations which failed to portray the contribution of Ethiopian peace-keeping forces who are serving to maintain peace and security under the blue helmet.
Mr. Demeke finally affirmed Ethiopia’s continued support to the UN.
Mr. Jean – Pierre Lacroix, for his part, appreciated the role of Ethiopia in the UN peacekeeping mission and expressed the interest to extend the longstanding relations between the UN peacekeeping mission with Ethiopia in the future.


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