Ethiopia: Education minister reaches agreement with students' representatives

BBC Monitoring Service - United Kingdom; Apr 13, 2001


Text of report by Ethiopian TV on 12 April


The six-hour meeting between Education Minister Genet Zewde and the seven representatives of the Addis Ababa Universty students ended a few minutes ago. According to our reporter, Sileshi Shibiru, the minister and the students' representatives have reached an agreement to resolve the problems in two phases in the short and long term. We will bring you the details of the agreement in our news bulletin tomorrow [14 April].


Source: Ethiopian Television, Addis Ababa, in Amharic 1730 gmt 12 Apr 01

/BBC Monitoring/ BBC.

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