Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said Cairo has begun taking measures against the Egyptian-based institutions that had been active in the violence occurred in Ethiopia recently, the state-run FANA Broadcasting Corporate (FBC) reported on Friday.
According to FBC report, The measures came following the consultations held between leaders of the two countries, said the Premier in a press conference issued today for local journalists.
As far as the Ethio-Egypt relation is concerned, the Premier said Ethiopia’s foreign policy focuses on relations built on mutual respect and benefit and “our relation with Egypt is not different from this.’”
Both countries have agreed not to harm each other’s interest, Hailemariam said.
Accordingly, the government of Egypt has started taking measures against institutions who had been playing active role in the unrest occurred in Ethiopia recently, he said.
The Premier further said, many European and Arab countries are keen to cooperate with Ethiopia as the country is the gateway to and the political capital of Africa.