State Minister Tsion Teklu Confers with Danish Special Envoy on Migration

State Minister, Her. E. Tsion Teklu received (October 22) Danish Special Envoy on Migration, H.E. Anders Tang Friborg.

During their discussion, the State Minister appreciated the Government of Denmark for its understanding and support to the Ethiopian Government’s commitment to citizen-centered diplomacy.

Mrs. Tsion said the Government of Ethiopia is exerting efforts to protect the human rights of its citizens wherever they are.

She said the Ethiopian Government is collaborating with the governments of the Middle East and other countries in this regard.

Ethiopia is doing its level best to repatriate and rehabilitate those who opt to return home for various reasons, she added.

She also said the Government is working with various stakeholders to halt human trafficking.

Mr. Anders Tang Friborg said cooperation is indispensable to eradicate the root causes of human trafficking.

He reaffirmed that Denmark would provide the necessary assistance to build the capacity and job creation opportunity of returnees.

By Ayele Addis Ambelu