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Sputnik expands cooperation with Ethiopia

06 March
Moscow, Rossiya Segodnya Press Office

Sputnik News Agency signed a memorandum of understanding with FANA Broadcasting Corporate (FBC), Ethiopia’s largest broadcasting company

Нина Зотина/Sputnik - Rossiya Segodnya, 780, 06.03.2023

The parties intend to exchange news content and implement joint projects. Sputnik Director for International Cooperation Vasily Pushkov and FBC CEO Admasu Damtew signed the document in an online ceremony.

Following the signing, Vasily Pushkov emphasized that cooperation with the Ethiopian media is a major priority for Sputnik.

We are especially delighted to sign such a memorandum during the year when we mark the 125th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Ethiopia and Russia

Vasily Pushkov
Sputnik Director for International Cooperation

Admasu Damtew, for his part, noted that the new agreement will enable the two media outlets to work in cooperation in the areas of content swapping, capacity building and others.

The memorandum will also play a part in further strengthening the people-to-people relationship between Ethiopia and Russia, FBC CEO Admasu Damtew concluded.