Ethiopian Ambassador Presents credentials to EU Council President


(Jan 07, 2014)- The newly appointed Ethiopian Ambassador to the European Union H.E.Ato Teshome Toga presented his credentials this afternoon to EU Council President H.E.Mr.Herman Van Rompuy.

The ceremony took place at the Council’s Head Quarters, the official office of the EU Council President in Brussels.

President Rompuy received the credentials and welcomed the new Ambassador to Brussels. Ambassador Teshome on his part thanked the EU for the continuous support provided for the development of Ethiopia and briefed the President on the political and economic progress of Ethiopia.

He also informed the President the challenges the region is currently facing in South Sudan and the efforts exerted by IGAD to resolve the issues.

President Rompuy appreciated the effort Ethiopia is making in resolving conflicts in the region and beyond, and asked after Ambassador Teshome’s mission in Brussels.

Ambassador Teshome told the President that he will be working hard to strengthening the existing relations with the EU Institutions and also engage the private sector to work and benefit from the country’s fast economic growth.

Ambassador Teshome was working as his country’s envoy to France before his current assignment to Brussels.



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