daily Ethiopian news update - China announce its standing concerning GERD
Wang Yi said China pays a special attention to its relations with Ethiopia. The two foreign ministers discussed ways of further cementing cooperation between their respective countries at bilateral and international levels.
Gedu expressed appreciation to China for organizing and successfully convening the “Extraordinary China – Africa Virtual Summit” and “Ministerial Level Conference on Belt and Road International Cooperation” that called for solidarity to combat the current pandemic.
He extended gratitude to China for supporting Ethiopia’s pandemic response pledging commitment to transform the relations between the two nations to a higher level. Foreign Minister Gedu also briefed his Chinese counterpart on the recent virtual conference of the African Union Extraordinary Bureau of the Assembly of Heads of States and Governments chaired by Cyril Ramaphosa to discuss developments pertaining to GERD.
Gedu told the Chinese foreign minister that leaders convened at the AU video conference have agreed to seek African Solution to the GERD issue for it originates from the continent. The negotiation on filling and annual operation of GERD is to be completed within the next two weeks, Gedu told his Chinese Counterpart.
- Ethiopian News