Eritrea

ERITREA NAMES FIRST AMBASSADOR TO ETHIOPIA IN 20 YEARS

ADDIS ABABA, July 23 (NNN-ENA) -- The Eritrean government has announced the appointment of the country's first ambassador to Ethiopia in 20 years, according to reports in the Eritrean media monitored here.

President Isayas Afewerki appointed Semere Russom, Eritrea’s current education minister, as the new ambassador to Ethiopia on Saturday. He has previously served as ambassador to the United States and Canada.

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