BREAKING: MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS RECALLS ETHIOPIA’S AMBASSADOR IN RIYADH AND CONSUL GENERAL IN JEDDAH
Addis Abeba, May 23/2018 – (africanews)–Reports coming from sources within Ethiopia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs say that the ministry has recalled Amb. Amin Abdulkadir, Ethiopia’s ambassador to Saudi Arabia and based in Riyadh and Wubshet Demise, Ethiopia’s consul general based in Jeddah are recalled to report to the ministry.
#Breaking: Unconfirmed reports from #Ethiopia‘s Ministry of Foreign Affairs indicate that Amb. Amin Abdulkadir, #Ethiopia’s ambassador to #SaudiArabia (*1st pic), and based in #Riyadh; and Wubshet Demise, #Ethiopia‘s consul general based #Jeddah, are recalled by the ministry. pic.twitter.com/xibqTYju0R
— Addis Standard (@addisstandard) May 23, 2018
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has paid an official visit to the Kingdom last week, during which he negotiated the release of more than a thousand Ethiopian prisoners.
Breaking:#Ethiopia‘s ministry of foreign affairs said #SaudiArabia has expressed its readiness to release Ethiopian prisoners. PM #AbiyAhmed has arrived in the Kingdom last night for official visits. It isn’t clear if the PM has already met Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman pic.twitter.com/Z4PATpofhB
— Addis Standard (@addisstandard) May 18, 2018
According to Fitsum Arega, Chief of Staff at the PM’s Office, the PM Abiy has also “met & comforted” Halima, the “distraught but resilient mother” of Mohammed Abdul Aziz Yahya, the 16 year old Ethiopian who was left paralyzed in Jeddah hospital for the past twelve years due to botched medical procedure. Mohammed’s family has reached an agreement with the Saudi government for full compensations and a said to return to Ethiopia soon.
— Kichuu (@kichuu24) May 20, 2018