United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres welcomed the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for his efforts to reconcile Ethiopia with neighboring Eritrea.
He said the peace agreement “has opened new opportunities for security and stability in the region and President Ahmed’s leadership has provided a formidable example to countries in Africa and elsewhere seeking to overcome past resistance and put the interest of the people. firstly, “António Guterres said in a statement from Copenhagen.
He also mentions that “winds of hope that blow harder in Africa” and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is one such reason.
“Abiy Ahmed Ali has embarked on major reforms that give many citizens the hope of a better life and a better future,” the statement said.