Horndiplomat-Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and President Isaias Afwerki have arrived in Juba, South Sudan. During their stay in Juba, they will hold discussions with President Salva Kiir and other higher government officials on regional peace, economic ties and infrastructure development. In addition they will also be addressing issues of developing joint capacities and working together in an integrated manner.It is know that Ethiopia has been making a concerted effort to bring peace and reconcile rivalries in South Sudan.
According to office of the Prime Minister-Ethiopia The leaders of Ethiopia, Eritrea and South Sudan have issued a joint statement highlighting their agreement to materialize shared projects through the facilitation of their foreign ministries and other key government stakeholders in each country. These shared projects will accelerate the commitment to regional economic integration.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has completed his South Sudan visit and returned to Ethiopia.