Saleh, who heads a ministerial delegation, bears a message from Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who reiterates his willingness to collaborate with the goal of achieving stability in the so-called Horn of Africa.
About the trip of the diplomat, this Thursday a joint meeting was held in which the progress in the cooperation between the two countries was evaluated, according to published in his account of the social network Twitter the Minister of Information of Eritrea, Yemane Gebremeskel.
According to a statement by the Ethiopian Ambassador in Asmara, Redwan Hussein, the leaders of both nations will seal an agreement to formalize comprehensive economic collaboration, which includes regulating trade and bilateral infrastructural connectivity.
In last July, Afewerki and Ahmed put an end officially to the dispute between both nations, latent after a war that began in 1998 and ended in 2000 with an approximate balance of 80 thousand deaths.
Two months later, they signed the peace agreement that allows normalizing their relations as neighboring countries, during a ceremony in the Jeddah, city of Saudi Arabia, in the presence of the UN Secretary General, António Guterres, and the King of that country, Salman bin Abdelaziz.
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