Ethiopian government is working in preparing the protocol terms required to sign an agreement with Russia in April, to allow exploiting nuclear energy for peaceful purposes, local media states.
Mehreteab Mulugeta, Director General for European Affairs at the Ethiopian Foreign Ministry, said this statement after he met in Moscow with Andrei Kemarsky, director of the Department of Africa at the Russian Foreign Ministry.
According to Addis TV information, the diplomat said he expects to sign treaties in sectors such as trade, industry, tourism and customs cooperation.
Mulugeta urged Russian entrepreneurs to invest more actively in Ethiopia, after considering that the current state of collaboration does not adequately reflect the strength of a bilateral relationship of more than 100 years of antiquity, the Fana Broadcasting Corporate states.
We want that many Russian companies are part of the reform process in our economy, they get more involved and participate in the development of agricultural processing, infrastructure construction and other areas, he said.