BREAKING: Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy, Eritrean President Isaias arrives in Juba
March 4th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – The Ethiopian Prime Minister, Dr. Abiy Ahmed, and Eritrean President, Isaiah Afeworki, have arrived in the capital Juba on Monday.
Sources told the Nyamilepedia at the Juba International Airport that the two visiting east African leaders were received by President Kiir upon arrival.
“They have arrived and they are going to make a press conference at J1 and then will go for a closed door meeting.” the source said.
The office of the Ethiopian Prime Minister also announced on its social media Twitter account that the two men have arrived in Juba.
PM Abiy Ahmed and President Isaias Afwerki have arrived in Juba, South Sudan. During their stay in Juba, they will hold discussions with President Salva Kiir and other higher government officials on regional peace, economic ties and infrastructure dev’t. 1/2 pic.twitter.com/bVjNgqLzyn
— Office of the Prime Minister – Ethiopia (@PMEthiopia) March 4, 2019
Last evening, South Sudan’s information Minister, Michael Makuei Lueth, told the state-owned SSBC that the two leaders will arrives in Juba in the morning.
Makuey said the two men will hold trilateral talks with President Salva Kiir who will then meet them separately before they leave the country at one.
Kiir who was on a regional tour to the country’s Bahr Al-Ghazal region abruptly returned to the capital Juba on Sunday to receive the visiting leaders.