Government of Eritrea appoints Ambassador to Ethiopia

President Isaias Afewerki has appointed on 20 July Mr. Semere Russom, Minister of Education, as the Eritrean Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Ethiopia.

Asmara, 21 July 2018- President Isaias Afewerki has appointed on 20 July Mr. Semere Russom, Minister of Education, as the Eritrean Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Ethiopia.

According to the 5 points Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship signed between Eritrea and Ethiopia on 9 July the two governments have reached to restart diplomatic ties and activities.

The appointment of Ambassador will have significant contribution in the development of the promising prospect of peace and friendship between the two countries.

It is to be recalled that the Ethiopian Government on 18 July has appointed Mr. Redwan Husein as Ethiopian Ambassador to Eritrea.

Ambassador Semere Russom, who will maintain his Ministerial rank, has previously served as Eritrean Ambassador to the United States of America as well as Governor of the Central region.