The 28th anniversary of Eritrean independence was colorfully celebrated at the premises of Eritrea’s embassy in Addis Ababa today (May 25) in the attendance of members of the diplomatic corps and invited guests.
On the occasion, State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, H.E. Ambassador Birtukan Ayano said the celebration of Eritrean Independence Day here in Addis Ababa has been the result of the historic rapprochement between Ethiopia and Eritrea.
The State Minister described the exchange of visits by the leaders of the two countries and the people-to-people ties over the past year as indications for the strengthening of relations between Ethiopia and Eritrea.
She further reiterated the continued commitment of the Government of Ethiopia to work for the institutionalizing of relations between the two sides.
Eritrea’s Ambassador to Ethiopia, H.E. Ambassador Semere Russom expressed his satisfaction over the celebration of Eritrea’s Independence Day in Ethiopia, the first such event after twenty years.
The Ambassador expressed his country’s commitment to work for the strengthening of relations with Ethiopia and the promotion of peace and stability in the region.
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