Addis Abeba August 26/2020 (ENA)Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s go to to Sudan heightened and injected a brand new impetus into Ethio-Sudan longstanding partnership, International Minister Gedu Andargachew mentioned.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has returned to Addis Ababa after concluding a day-long go to in Sudan on Tuesday.
Throughout his keep in Khartoum, Abiy has held discussions with Sudan Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and Chief of the Transitional Navy Council Abdel Fettah Al-Burhan.
Sudanese Prime Minister, Abdalla Hamdok mentioned Sudan respects Ethiopia’s proper to develop utilizing the water assets of Abbay River and any disagreement associated to the dam, which is being constructed on the river, needs to be resolved by way of negotiations.
International Minister Gedu Andargachew mentioned Abiy’s go to to Sudan is devoted to additional increase relations and upholding cooperation with the neighboring nation.
As the 2 nations are enterprise reforms, their sturdy ties would allow them to additional cement bilateral and regional cooperation, he acknowledged.
On this regards, Prime Minister Abiy and his Sudanese counterpart Abdalla Hamdok agreed on additional deepening ties between the nations, he added.
It’s to be recalled that Sudan has raised minor grievance in direction of the primary filling and water launch of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), nonetheless, the leaders of two nations have agreed to resolve disagreement pertaining to the dam by way of negotiations.
Based on Gedu, Prime Minister Abiy has knowledgeable Sudanese leaders that the development of the dam would profit them past fulfilling the event wants in Ethiopia.
Each leaders have highlighted the significance AU-led tripartite negotiation and pressured the necessity to resolve African downside by Africans, Gedu famous.
Additionally they reached settlement to exert most efforts for profitable completion of the AU-led negotiation.
Press Secretary, International Language and Digital Media Head on the Workplace of Prime Minister Billene Siyoum on her half mentioned that the 2 leaders have mentioned on problems with fixing any issues by way of negotiations.
Based on her, Prime Minister Hamdok appreciated Ethiopia for the function it has performed to resolve political transition in Sudan peacefully.
The leaders underscored the success of the 2 nations would play essential function not solely within the area but in addition for Africa and past.
Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok is predicted to go to Ethiopia and the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam within the close to future.