Meles Zenawi off to Libya

August 31st, 2009 | by addis portal |

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Meles Zenawi left for Libya on Sunday, to take part in the Special Session of the Assembly of the African Union Heads of State and Government, ENA, the state-run news agency reports.

The session, which will be opened in Tripoli on Monday , is expected to discuss on ways to prevent conflict in Africa.

The session will give due attention in particular to issues related to problems in Somalia, Darfur, Sudan and Great Lakes Region, according to the Ethiopian Radio and Television Agency.

Ethiopia will also take part in a meeting organized to discuss on climate change.

The premier on Wednesday will attend Libya’s 40th National Day celebrations.

Upon departure at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, Prime Minister Meles was seen off by senior government officials.

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