Ethiopia, Turkey Sign Water, Military Financial Cooperation Agreement


Addis Ababa, August 18, 2021 (Abaypress)–In the presence of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Ethiopia and Turkey inked water and military finance cooperation agreements.

Ambassador Redwan Hussein, Ethiopia’s State Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Dr. Kenea Yadeta, Ethiopia’s Defense Minister, signed the agreement on Ethiopia’s behalf.

“The accords we have struck are critical in boosting Ethiopian-Turkish ties. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed stated, “I appreciate Turkey’s assistance in Ethiopia’s sustained growth and stability.”

Recep Tayyib Erdogan, the Turkish President, praised the two nations’ long-standing bilateral relations, expressing his willingness to take the relationship to new heights in a number of sectors.