Dr. Tedros meets with President Salva Kirr

  • PDF

Addis Ababa, 4 July 2014 (WIC) – Ethiopian Foreign Affairs Dr. Tedros Adhanom met President Salva Kirr at the sidelines of the 6th Northern Corridor Summit held in Rwanda.

According to MoFA, the two sides discussed the current political and security situation in South Sudan.

Discussions also covered on ways that enable full observance of the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement (COH) signed on January 23, 2014 and a recommitment of the previous agreement signed on May 9, 2014.

The two sides underlined on the importance of moving forward the IGAD-led mediation in to full effect as reiterated on the 27th IGAD Summit.

On the occasion, Dr. Tedros affirmed Ethiopia’s readiness to continue with its support to the regional effort to bring peace and stability in South Sudan.
He also reiterated the importance of fully implementing the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement and other protocols signed between the Government of South Sudan and SPLM/A in opposition.