Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

08/04/2017 | Press release | Archived content

Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov’s meeting with Ethiopian Ambassador to Russia Grum Abay Teshome

On August 4, Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov received Ethiopian Ambassador to Russia Grum Abay Teshome at the latter's request.

During the meeting, the diplomats thoroughly discussed several topical issues of Russian-Ethiopian diversified cooperation, focusing on trade, economic and humanitarian aspects. When they exchanged opinions on settling crisis situations in Africa and the Middle East, the officials stressed the importance of maintaining a trust-based political dialogue between Moscow and Addis-Ababa and continuing consistent team work at the UN Security Council, where Ethiopia is a non-permanent member.