Ethiopia, South Sudan Discuss to Work Closely on Security, Bordering Issues –

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Addis Ababa, February 2, 2022 (Walta) – President of the Republic of South Sudan, Salva Kiir Mayardit received and held a meeting with the Delegation from Ethiopia led by Tagesse Chaffo, Speaker of the House of People’s Representatives.

Tagesse Chaffo was accompanied by Omod Ujulu, President of Gambella Region, Ashadli Hassan, President of Benishagul Region, Ambassador Feseha Shawel, Director General for IGAD Countries, and Ambassador Nabil Mahdi, Ambassador of Ethiopia to South Sudan.

The meeting centered on security issues in the regions bordering South Sudan and Ethiopia. The delegation also discussed issues pertaining to cattle rustling, child abduction, infrastructure development, and border trade in the areas bordering South Sudan and Ethiopia.

In his remarks to the media after the meeting, Tagesse Chaffo said, they have exchanged information and discussed how to work closely for the common goods of the two countries, noting that they are going to form a joint forum to discuss problems whenever they arise.

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