Italian Prime Minister in Ethiopia on Two-Day VisitOctober 11, 2018 - Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte is in Ethiopia for a two-day working visit, and as part of tour to the Horn of Africa. He was welcomed by Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed upon arrival at Bole International Airport. He is scheduled to travel to Eritrea where he will meet President Isaias Afewerki after concluding his trip to Ethiopia. According to reports, the Italian Prime Minister wants to support the peace deal signed between Ethiopia and Eritrea last July after nearly 20 years of stalemate. A professor of private law, Prime Minister Conte is head of coalition government between the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and a right-wing party, the League party.
Source: Ethiopian News October 11, 2018 20:48 UTC