Ethiopia looks to Germany amid EU funding fight

Devex | With the European Union withholding payments to the Ethiopian government over the conflict in its Tigray region, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed spoke to one of the bloc’s most influential national leaders Tuesday on improving bilateral ties. “Good phone call with Chancellor Angela Merkel on national and regional issues,” Abiy tweeted, “including #COVID19 as well as strengthening […]

Chancellor Merkel calls for peaceful resolution of the conflict in the Tigray

Readout from the Press and Information Office of the Federal Government of Germany on Chancellor Angela Merkel’s telephone conversation with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Translation by Addis Standard. Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung Tuesday, February 02, 2021 Serial no.: 32 Issue year: 2021 The Spokesman of the German Government, Steffen Seibert, announces: Chancellor Angela Merkel […]