Dr. Workneh meets a high-level Israeli delegation

Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu on Friday (April 21) met with an Israeli delegation led by Ayoob Kara, Minister of the Office of the Prime Minister of Israel, wherein both sides stressed on the need to build on the already strong bilateral relationship. 

Dr. Workneh underscored Ethiopia and Israel have had long-standing diplomatic relations, which he said was based on mutual interest and common and shared understandings. He said Ethiopia and Israel embraced excellent cooperation in the economic sector and took note of the series of cooperation agreements, adding that the Government of Ethiopia is willing to bolster relations and expand the bilateral cooperation in new areas of engagement.

Minister of the Office of the Prime Minister of Israel, AYoob Kara described Ethiopia as a key partner and said Israel and Ethiopia have enjoyed age-old diplomatic and historical ties, adding that his government is committed to maintain such a constantly growing relationship.