H.E. Ambassador Hirut Zemene held discussions with the chair of the Development Committee at the European Parliament, Honourable Tomas Tobe on the 19th of May 2021.
Ambassador Hirut briefed honourable Tobe on the humanitarian situation in Tigray, the ongoing investigations on the alleged human rights violations and gender-based violence in Tigray, the upcoming national elections in Ethiopia, the trilateral negotiations on the GERD and other regional security matters, among others. In so doing, H.E. Ambassador Hirut called upon partners not to put undue pressure on Ethiopia, but instead support the ongoing democratic and economic transition in the country.
The two sides further agreed to keep on exchanging views on domestic and regional issues of mutual interest and concern.