Jeddah, Under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the President of the State of Eritrea IsaiasAfwerki and Prime Minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed Ali signed today Jeddah Agreement for Peace between the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the State of Eritrea, in the presence of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Crown Prince, Vice President of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Defense.
Then, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques decorated each of the President of the State of Eritrea and the Prime Minister of Ethiopia with King Abdulaziz Necklace.
The signing ceremony was attended by the Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres and UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
The event was also attended by Prince Khalid Al-Faisal bin Abdulaziz, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Governor of Makkah Region; Prince Dr. Mansour bin Mit'eb bin Abdulaziz, Minister of State, Member of the Cabinet and Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques; Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Interior; Dr. Essam bin Saad bin Saeed, Minister of State and Member of the Cabinet, who serves as guide of the President of the State of Eritrea; Khalid bin Abdulrahman Al-Issa, Minister of State, Member of the Cabinet and Chief of the Royal Court; Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, Minister of Foreign Affairs; Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Jadaan, Minister of Finance; Ahmed bin AbdulazizQattan, Minister of State for African Countries' Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, who serves as guide of the Prime Minister of Ethiopia; Abdullah bin Yahya Al-Moallimi, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations Organization; Abdullah bin Falih Al-Arjani, the Saudi Ambassador to Ethiopia, and Dr. Abdullah bin Sultan Al-Sharif, Acting Charge d'Affaires of the Saudi Embassy in Eritrea.
The signing ceremony was also attended by the official delegations of the President of the State of Eritrea and the Prime Minister of Ethiopia.
Source: Saudi Press Agency