20 July 2014

Ethiopia Establishes Modern Military - Premier

Prime minister and Commander-in-Chief of Defense Forces, Hailemariam Desalegn said that Ethiopia has built a modern military having a capacity of accomplishing different missions at once.

The premier, graduating 58 military officers from Defense Command and Staff College, said that because of the Defense Forces and other bodies' capacity to protect the national peace and security from internal and external enemies, Ethiopia can advance its development.

According to Hailemariam Ethiopia has built a military capacity being effective in peace keeping missions in the neighboring countries beyond assuring the national peace and security.

He noted that Eritrean government is continuing destabilizing the region, supporting anti-peace elements and terrorism ignoring the peaceful alternative Ethiopia has offered to settle the disagreements between the two countries.

The graduating military officers said that the training they got enables them to accomplish their missions in a better way scientifically.

Out of 58 masters' degree and diploma graduates 10 are from South Sudan and Burundi.

Reporter: Asmamaw Ayenew

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2014 Ethiopian Radio and Television Agency. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.