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30 Dec 2010 description

Ethiopia has been exerting maximum effort towards the peaceful and successful completion of the Southern Sudan referendum.

While discussing with members of the Foreign, Defense and Security Affairs Standing Committee of the House of Peoples' Representatives here on Wednesday, African Affairs Director with the Ministry, Ambassador Negash Kibiret said that Ethiopia will provide the necessary support toward successful completion of the referendum.

Ambassador Negash said that preparations are underway to enable Southern Sudan citizens living in Ethiopia participate in the …

27 Jul 2009 description

Ethiopia and South Sudan have agreed to work closely in social, economic and infrastructure development and security sectors.

The two sides reached consensus to work together in the stated areas while holding a three-day joint cooperation forum in Juba, South Sudan for three days.

After the first forum held in Addis Ababa, the two parties have worked a lot in development and security areas.

The road construction carried out in Gambella and South Ethiopia People States to the South Sudan is well in progress.

Ethiopian delegation head, Foreign Affairs State Minister Dr.

10 Jan 2008 description

Some 28,500 Sudanese refugees living in Ethiopia are going to be repatriated this year to their homeland, the Administration for Refugee and Returnee Affairs disclosed.

Gambella branch office head with the administration, Estifanos Gebremedhin said the refugees to be repatriated are sheltered in Gambella and Beneshangul Gumuz States.

Preparations have been underway to return the refugees who were displaced by the civil war by land and air transport, he said.