On the eve of Eritrea’s 28th Independence Day, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed sent messages of congratulations to the people and Government of Eritrea.
Abiy on the occasion of Eritrea’s Independence Day, he wrote, “On behalf of the Ethiopian people and on my own behalf, I wish to express my conviction that the reestablishment of mutual trust between Ethiopia and Eritrea will continue to further deepen the ties between our two countries and that of brothers and sisters across borders that have regained the impetus build their relations.”
“I also wish to express Ethiopia’s readiness to remain committed to jointly addressing all outstanding that we face and to strengthen bilateral relations in all aspects for the mutual benefit of our two countries,” Abiy added.
In addition to him, President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America, and President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation also sent messages to congratulate Eritreans on their Independence Day.
The three leaders wished peace and prosperity for the people of Eritrea.
On May 24, 1991, Eritrean People’s Liberation Front forces moved into the capital Asmara, reinstating independence, following a 30-year war against the Ethiopian military regime.
Eritrea Independence Day is a national holiday, with workers given a day-off from work.