Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Ethiopia, Demeke Mekonnen has conferred with Ethiopia’s Honorary Consul in Belarus, Dmitry Lukashenko.

Demeke warmly welcomed the Honorary Consul to Addis Ababa & expressed the gratitude of the Gov’t of Ethiopia for representing Ethiopia and its people with passion and commitment in the Eastern European nation.

He told the latter, “You are our ambassador to Belarus”.

Moreover, Demeke stated it is high time that Ethiopia and Belarus strive towards strengthening bilateral ties, among others in the areas of investment, tourism, agricultural mechanization and mining.

“We will do our level best to enhance Ethio-Belarusian relations,” Demeke told Lukashenko.

Ethiopia’s Honorary Consul in Belarus, Dmitry Lukashenko, of Belarus on his part thanked Demeke for graciously hosting him and vowed to further bolster the historical relations between the two countries.

He commended the recent developments and positive changes in Addis Ababa.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency

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