Source: Government of Canada – Prime Minister
Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed.
The two leaders discussed ongoing work toward the implementation of the Pretoria Cessation of Hostilities Agreement. In particular, they stressed the importance of continued efforts toward disarmament and demobilization.
Prime Minister Trudeau reaffirmed Canada’s continued support for stability in Ethiopia and the prosperity of its people. The leaders discussed steps for the peaceful resolution of internal conflicts, including the importance of providing humanitarian assistance to those most vulnerable.
The prime ministers underlined the value of regional co-operation, including on transit and trade. Prime Minister Trudeau emphasized the need to ensure such co-operation secures agreement of all relevant parties.
Prime Minister Trudeau and Prime Minister Abiy agreed to remain in close contact and to work together to support efforts toward peace, stability, and sustainable development in Ethiopia and across the region.