Ethiopia, Estonia agree to boost bilateral relations

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Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu conferred with his Estonian counterpart, Sven Mikser on the sidelines of the 33th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council meeting of the African Union today (January 25, 2016).

On the discussion, Dr. Workineh thanked his counterpart for supporting Ethiopia on its bid to the Non-Permanent membership of UNSC and also expressed his country’s readiness to further strengthen its bilateral relations with the Republic of Estonia.

Mr. Sven Mikser, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Estonia, on his part reiterated his country’s commitment to strengthen its bilateral relations with Ethiopia focusing on digital economy and e-governance, sectors Estonia is well experienced with.

The two sides further agreed to work together over issues of dealing with migration, youth empowerment, capacity building and information technology. They have also avowed to work closely on issues of mutual concern across various multilateral fora.

Ethiopian FM Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu with Estonian FM Sven Mikser

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