H.E. Seleshi Bekele (Ph.D) Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to the USA held talks in his office with his South Sudanese counterpart H.E. Ambassador Philip Jada Natana, on January 24, 2023.
H.E. Ambassador Seleshi briefed the Ambassador on the current situation in Ethiopia, particularly focusing on the signed peace agreement and its implementation status and also on the trajectory development of Ethiopia including the GERD project.
Ambassador Seleshi also expressed Ethiopia’s keen commitment to bolster its cooperation with the Republic of South Sudan in bilateral, regional, and international endeavors that are pertinent to both countries.
Ambassador Philip on his part expressed his country’s appreciation of the positive steps being taken by the government of Ethiopia regarding the peace agreement and its quick implementation which, he said, contributes to the peace and security of the entire region. He also elaborated the current developments in South Sudan.
The two Ambassadors concurred to work closely on bilateral, regional, continental, and global issues under the auspicious IGAD and Africa Union platforms.