UN welcomes positive steps taken by Ethiopia and Eritrea, pledges to provide all support

The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres welcomed the positive steps taken recently by Ethiopia and Eritrea to resolve the outstanding issues regarding the normalization of relations between the two countries.

The Secretary-General commended the efforts of the leaders of both countries to achieve sustainable peace and good neighborly relations which, in turn, will have positive repercussions in the entire Horn of Africa region.

The Secretary-General also expressed his readiness to provide all support that may contribute to advancing and consolidating the process of engagement between Ethiopia and Eritrea.

Addis Ababa, June 21, 2018 (FBC)