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PM Draghi's call with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy

22 Dicembre 2021

The President of the Council of Ministers had a telephone conversation this afternoon with the Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed. The two leaders recalled the historic bilateral ties and discussed the conflict in Ethiopia. President Draghi expressed his deep concern about the ongoing serious humanitarian crisis in the country and called for a commitment by all parties to an immediate cessation of hostilities and the opening of an inclusive political dialogue. Looking forward to a rapid stabilisation of the country, the President of the Council of Ministers offered the Italian support for the reconstruction of Ethiopia's financial institutions.