UN Peacekeeping Missions in Sudan open office in Assosa
Addis Ababa, June 27 (WIC) - Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn has said that Ethiopia has given permission to the United Nations Peacekeeping Missions in Sudan to open a provisional office to provide technical and follow-up services in Assosa, Benishangul Gumuz State.
The Deputy Prime Minister, meeting with Antonio Banbura, Deputy Secretary of the Field Support Division of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) yesterday, stressed that this agreement arose from Ethiopia’s commitments to support initiatives aimed at restoring peace and stability in the region.
The Deputy Prime Minister Hailemariam said that Ethiopia’s efforts to bring lasting peace in Sudan, Somalia, and South Sudan were receiving holistic support from IGAD and the AU.
Deputy Secretary Banbura, who arrived in Addis Ababa after visiting both Darfur and Abyei regions, praised the contributions of Ethiopia’s peacekeeping units in both areas
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