President Isaias Afwerki today received and held talks at Denden Hall with an Italian delegation headed by Deputy Foreign Minister Lapo Pistelli.
Asmara, 02 July 2014 – President Isaias Afwerki today received and held talks at Denden Hall with an Italian delegation headed by Deputy Foreign Minister Lapo Pistelli.
In the course of the meeting, both sides exchanged views as regards ways and means the Eritrean-Italian relations which is anchored on historical ties and mutual benefits can enter a new phase of development.
They also asserted the readiness of both countries to this end, and agreed to chart mutual programs of partnership on the basis of the discussion conducted at the meeting.
Moreover, an agreement was reached between the two countries for both to collaborate and work in unison as regards promoting peace and stability in the Horn region.
In the meeting, President Isaias explained to the Italian official Eritrea’s suggestions regarding developments in the region and the means of resolving the problems thereof.
Mr. Lapo Pistelli’s visit to Eritrea is taking place at a time when Italy is chairing the European Union for 6 months.