Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives in Ethiopia
Tigrai Online, Ethiopian News, July 6, 2016
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu starts visiting Ethiopia with his wife and 80 businesspeople.
Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Addis Ababa, the beautiful capital city of Africa to start his historic visit of glorious Ethiopia. His visit is expected to strengthen relations between the two sisterly countries. The Israeli prime minister is in a historic visit to Africa which took him to four African countries including Ethiopia. He started his tour of East Africa in Uganda and then went to Kenya, Rwanda and he will conclude his visit by in Ethiopia.
While in Uganda Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a very important meeting with East African leaders. Invited to the meeting were Ugandan President Museveni, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, Rwandan President Paul Kagame, South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn Boshe, Zambian President Edgar Lungu and Tanzanian Foreign Minister Dr. Augustine Philip Mahiga.
Israel is one of the most influential countries in the world regarding international politics. The significance of the Israeli prime minister’s visit to Ethiopia is paramount. Ethiopia with about 100 million people and the fastest growing economy is seen as the key African country to focus on by many world leaders.
The relationship between Ethiopia and Israel goes back thousands of years. In light of the recent involvement by the Arab countries in the Horn of Africa Ethiopia and Israel are strengthening their relationship more than eve.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to the region is more than diplomatic mission because many business people are traveling with him to the countries he is visiting in East Africa. The Israeli Ministry of Foreign affairs said the following statement regarding his visit, “Beyond its diplomatic aspects, Prime Minister Netanyahu also has major economic significance. The Prime Minister will be accompanied by approximately 80 businesspeople from over 50 companies in order to forge commercial ties with African companies and countries”.
The visit of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will potentially help many Israeli companies to invest in Ethiopia. Israel is known for its agricultural and defense industries. Elbit Systems Ltd., Israel’s biggest defense contractor one of the companies visiting Ethiopia with the Israeli prime minister.
Meanwhile the Eritrean foreign minister Osman Saleh arrived in Cairo on Sunday July 3, 2016 for a two day working visit an Eritrean website reported. The website which is known to be one of the dictator’s mouth piece said, “In the morning hours today (Monday), Foreign Minister, Osman met with President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi and hand delivered a message from President Isaias Afwerki.”
Most likely the Eritrean foreign minister is begging for help before the gigantic storm starts. No one or nothing can save the PFDJ gang from the coming storm the end days are getting closer by the day. The Israeli prime minister’s visit to Ethiopia will add to their anxiety and fear.
Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu arriving in Addis Ababa. There are close to 200 thousand Ethio-Israeli Jews citizens in Israel.