July 13, 2018 / 11:39 AM / 5 days ago

Eritrea to reopen embassy in Ethiopia's capital on Sunday - state-affiliated broadcaster

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Eritrea will reopen its embassy in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, on Sunday, Ethiopia’s state-affiliated broadcaster said on Friday, before a visit by Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki.

FILE PHOTO: Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki listens as he meets with Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir during his official visit in Khartoum, Sudan June 11, 2015. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

Fana Broadcasting quoted government spokesman Ahmed Shide as saying the Eritrean Embassy would be operational on Sunday.

(This version of the story corrects `Ethiopian president’ to `Eritrean President, first sentence)

Reporting by George Obulutsa, editing by Larry King

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