Prime Minister Abe's Ethiopia General Election Election of cooperation such as offer of ballot box August 29 19:40
Prime Minister Abe will meet with Prime Minister Abbey of Ethiopia and, as part of support for democratization, will provide cooperation such as providing a ballot box at the general election scheduled for next year through grant aid provided by Japan. I told you.
Prime Minister Abe attending the TICAD = African Development Conference met with Prime Minister Abbey of Ethiopia in Yokohama.
Among them, Prime Minister Abe called the “African Horn”, the peace which the Prime Minister Abbey has promoted with Eritrea, a neighboring country that has been border fighting for many years, for peace and stability around the peninsula in eastern Africa. I showed the idea to support the efforts.
In addition, Prime Minister Abe will provide a ballot box to be used in the general election scheduled for next year in Ethiopia through grant aid of 336 million yen decided this month as part of support for democratization. I conveyed the idea of cooperation.
In response, Prime Minister Abbey expressed appreciation for Japan's cooperation, and also showed expectations for Japanese companies to expand investment and human resource development in the fields of agriculture and energy.