By Tesfa-alem Tekle
November 9, 2007 (ADDIS ABABA) — Prime minister, Meles Zenawi, said Ethiopia is ready to work closely with the US Command to be established soon in Africa.
- Meles Zenawi
Meles made the remark when he holds talks with US Africa command commander, General William E. Ward, on Thursday at the premiums office.
“The US Africa command will be important in playing a major role in bringing lasting peace and security across the continent” Meles said.
The US Africa command which its head office is not yet decided will assist the cotinent during emergencies and insecurity problems.
“The command will be in major input in bringing solution to African crises and security related problems that could arise though African leaders and governments are the main actors to find their own problems by them selves” Meles added
Commander of US Africa command general William E. Ward on his side said “The command will put its maximum effort along with African countries to assure peace and stability across the countries”.
Command will also work together with African nations to tacle. The rising fear of terror network in Africa.
According to general word the command will serve as a center for facilitating US-Africa cooperation based on mutual benefits and understanding.
“The command will be on a alert to directly assist African countries on demanded request they make when ever insecurity arises” he added.