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Kingdom's Sponsorship of Peace Agreement between Ethiopia and Eritrea Receives Wide International Attention, Says Ministry of Media

Sep 19, 2018, 9:57:30 AM GMT+3 General News

Jeddah, SPA:
The peace pact that was signed in Jeddah on Sunday under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud between the presidents of Ethiopia and Eritrea has attracted wide attention among the international media, reported the Ministry of Media yesterday.

Many international news agencies; Reuters, Associated Press, France-Presse, Sputnik and others, have published the news in thier main news bulletins. Meanwhile, TV and radio stations; CNN, Fox News, EuroNews, France 24, BBC, Russian RT, Turkish "TRT", and other international stations, aired footage of the report live in their main broadcasts.

World leading newspapers such as The Washington Post, The New York Times, US News, The Miami Herald, Standard, Daily Mail, Mail Online, Business Insider, Le Afrique Tribune, Le Figaro, France International, Courier International, Sodic Zeitung, The Times of India and other international newspapers, have covered the news of the Saudi sponsorship of the accord.

The coverage of the historical event has caught more than 20 million viewers, after more than 200 articles have been published from more than 152 sources, in about nine languages worldwide, comprising 26 countries.

Spokesman for the Ministry of Media and Director General of the State and International Communication Center Dr. Abdullah bin Ahmed Al-Maghlouth said that the globally media attention paid to the historic event, showed the true image of the Kingdom, as a leading and influential moderating force, in the region as well as the world, with leading efforts exerted to make peace and fostering regional and global security and stability.

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