Eritrea and Ethiopia prioritise border opening – Eritrean Press
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Demeke Mekonnen said Ethiopia is working together with Eritrea based on the common interests of the two countries.
Demeke said Ethiopia and Eritrea are working together based on the common interests of the two countries.
“We are cooperating with Eritrea on the basis of mutual benefits,” Demeke stated noting that various activities are underway to transform the existing relationship between the two countries into a strong economic partnership.
“We are working with the highest priority to put in place a cooperation framework to enhance infrastructure development that would expedite border trade and the movement of people between the two countries as well as the utilization of ports, trade transactions, and customs services among others with a view to ensuring the benefits of the people in the two countries,” Demeke elaborated.
He also said that the joint voice of the Diaspora of the two countries has been playing a positive role in this regard.
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