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Newly Appointed Spanish Ambassador to Ethiopia presented credentials


Addis Ababa, 9 January 2024(TDI): Melaku Bedada,  the Director General of  Protocol Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, received a copy of the credentials of the newly appointed Ambassador- Designate of Spain to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia,  Ambassador Guillermo Lopez Mac-LELLAN, at his office today.

Before this appointment, Spanish Ambassador Guillermo Lopez Mac-LELLAN also served in ambassadorial operations in the Special Mission for Human Rights, Democracy, and the Rule of Law during his service in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union, and Cooperation.

Further, he also served a role as an Ambassador for Human Rights, Democracy, and the Rule of Law during his services in the Spanish Ministry. Moreover, he also fulfilled his services as an Ambassador of Spain to Equatorial Guinea. Thus, he has a rich profile in Ambassadorial services settings.

Guillermo Lopez Mac-LELLAN also served as the President of the Support Group of the International Commission Against Death Penalty (ICDP) when Spain was holding the Presidency recently.

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Guillermo Lopez MacLELLAN is a staunch supporter of protecting human rights worldwide. Along with other European Ambassadors, he has worked tirelessly to promote human rights and safeguard them worldwide.

Ethiopia-Spain Diplomatic Relations

Ethiopia and Spain have a relationship characterized by diplomatic cooperation and mutual interests. The diplomatic ties between Ethiopia and Spain can be traced back several decades, with both nations engaging in various bilateral and multilateral forums.

Spain, as a member of the European Union, often aligns its foreign policy with EU initiatives, which includes development aid and political support to African nations, including Ethiopia. Ethiopia, with its significant history and strategic location in the Horn of Africa, is a key partner for Spain in the region.

The two countries collaborate on issues such as development assistance, trade, and cultural exchange. Spain has provided support to Ethiopia in areas like education, water resource management, and health care.

Additionally, both countries are engaged in dialogue and cooperation in international platforms like the United Nations, working together on global issues like climate change, peacekeeping, and sustainable development.

This partnership reflects a blend of historical ties, economic interests, and a shared commitment to addressing regional and global challenges

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