Ethiopia, Eritrea Will Discuss Implementation of Peace Agreement

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An Eritrea”s high level delegation will soon arrive in this capital to discuss the implementation of a historic peace agreement signed between the two countries at the beginning of July, it was announced.

According to the statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the exact date on which the delegation will arrive is still unknown, although it is known that it will be composed, among others, by the Eritrean Foreign Minister, Osman Saleh, and the presidential adviser, Yemane Gebreab.

The commission will deliver a message from the head of State, Isaias Afwerki, to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and discuss the progress of the implementation of the agreement, said the text.

Before concluding a visit to Asmara a month ago, Ahmed signed a pact with Afwerki that stipulated the end of the state of war, the establishment of close political, economic, social, cultural and security cooperation.

t also included the redistribution of territorial limits and the execution of joint work to guarantee regional peace.

The agreement was hailed as a positive step to boost peace and stability in the volatile geographical area of the so-called African horn.


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