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Dr. Workneh receives UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs

Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu today (29 January 2018), recieved the UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman. The meeting took place at the AU HQ on the margins of the 30th AU Summit.

Dr. Workneh, upon welcoming the Under-Secretary-General, has expressed his gratitude to the support the UN provides to Ethiopia's peace keeping missions around the world. He added that, "Ethiopia is a country committed to the principles of the UN". In relation to this, Dr. Workneh, told Feltman that "a solution to any differences of opinion that could lead to conflicts is dialogue and discussion."

Feltman, commenting on Ethiopia's continued commitment to the maintenance of regional and international peace and stability, through its various peace keeping missions and constructive roles in regional and international platforms, have told Dr. Workneh that "Ethiopia is the lynchpin of regional stability." He further commended Ethiopia's active role in bringing peace to the troubled regions of the world, by being "a model to others."