SOUTH SUDAN’S PRESIDENT KIRR RECEIVES CREDENTIALS OF NEW ETHIOPIAN AMBASSADOR

ADDIS ABABA, -- Ethiopia's new ambassador to South Sudan, Fisseha Shawel, has presented his credentials to President Salva kiir Mayardit in Juba.

During Thursday's ceremony, Fisseha said he would work hard to further strengthen the historical relations of the two neighbouring countries.

He said the Ethiopian government had been exerting efforts for the implementation of the agreement reached between the South Sudan government and its rivals.

President Kiir said the role of Ethiopia in his country's independence struggle and the peace process agreed in Addis Ababa in 1972 was immense.

He noted that the recent negotiations to resolve South Sudan's conflict which began in December 2013 between the rival parties had also been conducted in Ethiopia.

President Kiir added that Ethiopia had played a crucial role in the peace agreement being signed to solve the conflict.

Source: Name News Network

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