OFFICIAL STATEMENT 093
Summit between Ethiopia and Eritrea

​The Spanish Government would like to express its great satisfaction with the holding of the first meeting in twenty years between the leaders of Eritrea and Ethiopia

09/07/2018

​This historic meeting between the President of Eritrea, Isaias Afewerki, and the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, through which the recovery of diplomatic relations between both countries and the opening of embassies in both capitals was announced, may put an end to one of the oldest conflicts in Africa. This is a key achievement in a region as particularly unstable as the Horn of Africa.

Spain maintains a strong commitment to the region and encourages all parties to uphold efforts to implement the decisions taken in this historic encounter, as well as the Algiers Agreement.

 

 

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