Addis Ababa September 13/2017 Ethiopia is looking forward to strengthening its strategic partnership with the European Union in key areas of cooperation, including migration, terrorism, and EU-Africa relations, according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).
State Minister for Foreign Affairs Hirut Zemene welcomed today the newly appointed European Union Ambassador in Addis Ababa, Johan Borgstam.
Hirut emphasized that the government of Ethiopia attaches significant importance to its relations with the EU.
EU Ambassador Johan Borgstam on his part commended Ethiopia’s Open-Door Policy for refugees from neighboring countries.
The European Union is open for further discussion and collaboration with Ethiopia in all areas of engagement, he added.
The Ambassador also emphasized that the cooperation between Ethiopia and the European Union should be further strengthened through the strategic partnership to deal with a range of common concerns.