Sweden Ready to Support the Ongoing Reform in Ethiopia

Sweden MFAForeign Minister, H.E. Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu met with Swedish Foreign Minister and Acting Deputy Prime Minister, H.E. Ms. Margot Wallström this morning (March 1), in which, the latter expressed Sweden’s support to the reforms in Ethiopia.

Minister Workneh noted that Ethiopia has demonstrated its continued commitment for regional peace and stability. In such score, the rapprochement between Ethiopia and Eritrea has been instrumental to the peace and stability of the wider region, he added.

He said a number of key activities are being undertaken to institutionalize the comprehensive peace between Ethiopia and Eritrea.

The Minister also called for the international community to support the positive momentum of peace and stability in the region.

He also briefed Ms. Wallström on the various reform works currently underway in Ethiopia, which he said, included initiatives to advance democratization and build institutional capacity.

While noting that #Ethiopia and #Sweden have strong bilateral ties, Ms. Wallström, on her part, reiterated her country’s keenness to support Ethiopia’s reform agenda.