UAE Ambassador chairs Arab Ambassadors meeting in Addis Ababa

ADDIS ABABA, 20th February, 2015 (WAM) — UAE Ambassador to Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to the African Union, Dr. Youssef Issa Hassan Al Sabri, chaired the 178th session of the Arab Ambassadors Council on Thursday at the headquarters of the permanent diplomatic mission in Addis Ababa.

The ambassadors representing the member states attended the meeting.

Participants discussed the results and resolutions issued during the 24th Summit of the African Union, held in Addis Ababa from January 30-31 2015, regarding the Palestinian cause, the Middle East, and security and political conditions on the African continent.

They also tackled methods to enhance Arab-African relations and the implementation of the Arab-African partnership in the framework of the results of the 7th meeting of the Arab-African partnership Coordination Committee at the level of top officials, held in Cairo on 14th February.

The parties further discussed a number of other issues, including the latest developments in the Ethiopian arena and the Horn of Africa, especially in South Sudan.