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Ethio-Israeli business forum commences in Addis Ababa

An Ethio-Israeli Business Seminar commenced later today (May 2) in Addis Ababa, and the event was attended by State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Aklilu Hailemichael, and the Head of the Economic Division of Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Yael Ravia-Zadok as well as members of the Ethiopian and Israel private and public institutions.

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President Mulatu: “The first ever visit by an Israeli President to Ethiopia marks a new chapter”

In a historic Israeli President visit to Ethiopia, President Dr. Mulatu Teshome today (May 2) held bilateral talks with his Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin at the National Palace, during which he noted that the visit marked a new chapter for the two countries in their long-standing relations that trespasses millennia.

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Ethiopian Business and Investment Seminar held in Madrid

Ethiopian Embassy in Paris in collaboration with the Spanish Confederation of Employers` Organizations (CEOE), the Honorary Consulate of Ethiopia in Madrid and E For E, a leading private business consultancy firm, co-organized a seminar on April 26 and 27, 2018 to promote investment and business opportunities in Ethiopia and provide ample information to potential Spanish investors.

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Ambassador Yamamoto: Ethiopia is a key US ally and a pillar state in the region

Ambassador Donald Y. Yamamoto, Acting Assistant Secretary for African Affairs at the US State Department, during his meeting with Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu in Addis Ababa, this morning (April 27, 2018) noted that Ethiopia is a key US ally and a pillar state in the region.

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State Minister Dr Aklilu confers with a Saudi Business Delegation

This afternoon (Thursday 26 April 2018), State Minister Dr. Aklilu Hailemichael conferred with a Saudi Business Delegation to Ethiopia that seeks to explore the plethora of investment opportunities in Ethiopia, particularly in agriculture and manufacturing sectors.

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State Minister Dr. Aklilu meets representatives of JM Corp, a British firm

Later this afternoon (26 April 2018), State Minister for Economic and Diaspora Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, Dr. Aklilu Hailemichael met with a delegation representing the UK-based JM Corporation, an investment firm that capitalizes on agro processing, pharmaceuticals, logistics and providing assistance to governments in the banking and financial sectors.

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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Ethiopia in a critical departure towards ensuring human rights

The visit by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein to Ethiopia on April 14 - 17, 2018 has been very successful. During his stay in Ethiopia, the High Commissioner held talks with Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed, Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, new Speaker of the House Muferihat Kamil, Ethiopian Human Rights Commissioner, Officials from Oromia Regional State, Addis Ababa University community and different parts of the society in and outside Addis Ababa.

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Dr. Workneh meets UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu received the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mr. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein at his offices on Wednesday (April 25, 2018) and discussions focused on ways of establishing closer cooperation with UN Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner (OHCHR) and the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).

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Former Prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn honored at the National palace

Ethiopia’s Former Premier, Hailemariam Desalegn was acknowledged for the successes he brought forth in the tenure of his Premiership, at a ceremony organized by Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed.

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EU, Ethiopia hold Sectoral Dialogue on Regional Peace and Security

As part of the continuing sectoral dialogue under the EU-Ethiopia strategic engagement, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Hirut Zemene conferred with a delegation led by Koen Vervaeke, the Managing Director for East Africa at the European External Action Service (EEAS) today (April 24, 2018).

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