MGIMO Rector Welcomes Ambassador of Ethiopia

MGIMO Rector Welcomes Ambassador of Ethiopia

23 December 2020

December 23rd, at the initiative of the Ethiopian Embassy in Moscow, MGIMO Rector A.Torkunov met at the University with the Ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to the Russia Alemayehu Tegenu Aargau.

The sides spoke about recent events in Ethiopia and the opportunities to expand cooperation between MGIMO and the universities of Addis Ababa.

They also decided to hold, at the beginning of 2021, an international conference devoted to bilateral cooperation and the analysis of political processes in Ethiopia, with the participation of researchers and students.

The Rector described to the guest the activities of MGIMO’s African Club led by V.Shitov and praised the work of the University’s volunteers during the first Russia-Africa summit in Sochi.

Also attending were the First Secretary of the Ethiopian Embassy in Russia Siyum Gebrehivot Evubdar and the Head of the Rector's Office K.Ulugova.