Foreign Affairs Officials Discuss Portugal’s Presidency of EU Council, Relations with Ethiopia

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Addis Ababa, September 14/2020  Foreign Affairs State Minister, Redwan Hussien, and Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Portugal, Teresa Ribeiro, held dialogue right now about bilateral relations between their nations and the priorities of Portugal Presidency to the European Union (EU) Council. 

The officers additionally highlighted the necessity to be a part of palms in mitigating COVID-19 pandemic throughout their dialogue.

Noting the longstanding relationship between Ethiopia and Portugal, Ambassador Redwan  congratulated Portugal for its upcoming Presidency of the EU Council.

The state minister expressed Ethiopia’s eager curiosity to work with Portugal on bilateral and African points throughout Portugal’s Presidency of the EU Council.

He additionally identified the necessity for robust EU-Africa relations via boosting socioeconomic growth, funding, and commerce relation between the 2 continents.

Redwan additional referred to as for cooperation in addressing the foundation causes of migration.

Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Secretary of State Teresa Ribeiro mentioned on her half that Africa might be a precedence through the Presidency of Portugal to the Council of the EU.

She reiterated that portugal attaches nice significance to its relations with Ethiopia and Africa.

The secretary of state added that conducting political consultations would additional strengthen the relations between the 2 nations.