Thursday, August 12, 2010

Ethiopia doesn’t need embassy in Sweden , says PM

Mr. Meles said the reshuffle would include closing some foreign diplomatic missions and opening others, reflecting Ethiopia's shifting alliances. He said the embassy in Stockholm would be the first to close."There is no development cooperation program of any substance between us and Sweden," he said. "There is no major trading relationship between us and Sweden, and no significant investment coming from Sweden to Ethiopia. At the same time we don't have an embassy in Brazil. Brazil is a huge emerging country, and so we are now reassessing our diplomatic presence globally and the first to go was Sweden because it was not worthwhile to have an embassy there." Read more..


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