Acting Foreign Minister Ambassador Berhane Gebrechristos (left) held talks with Sudanese Foreign Minister Ali Ahmed Karti (right) on bilateral issues on October 23, 2012 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) located on Menelik II Avenue. The two sides discussed ways to further boost the warm bilateral relations between the two countries. In particular they proposed ways to strengthen the bilateral cooperation in trade, knowledge-transfer and experience sharing.
Siting the prominent roleEthiopiais playing in the negotiations betweenSudanandSouth Sudanand in building peace and stability in the region, the two sides restated the importance of working together to further augment efforts of ensuring peace. One month ago, South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit and President Omar al-Bashir ofSudanpraised the efforts of the Ethiopian government that have led to a successful agreement between South Sudan andSudan.