On September 5, 2019, the second round of bilateral political consultations between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia was held in Addis Ababa. The Ukrainian delegation was headed by Director General for the Middle East and Africa of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Mrs. Myroslava Shcherbatyuk, the Ethiopian delegation was led by Director General for European and European Union Affairs H.E. Mr. Mehreteab Mulugeta.
During the consultations the parties discussed a wide range of issues of bilateral cooperation in trade and economic spheres, practical steps aimed at promoting political dialogue, as well as other issues of mutual interest. The parties also had an exchange of views on the situation in East Africa and in the Horn of Africa. Ethiopian party was informed about the situation in Eastern Ukraine and the Autonomous Republic of Crimea.
The state and prospects of cooperation between the two countries within the framework of international organizations, including the African Union, were discussed as well.