During their meeting, the two sides exchanged views on bilateral and regional matters of mutual cooperation.
The two sides underlined that the long standing bilateral relation between the two countries is showing a remarkable growth.
He noted that the level of high level visits Dr Tedros on the occasion noted that following the Milan Expo, the number of Italian investment flowing to Ethiopia is rising and underscored the need to further work together for an even greater trade and investment ties.
In relation to regional matters, the two sides exchanged views on the upcoming election of Somalia and on the South Sudan peace process.
Noting the positive progress made in Somalia and South Sudan, the two Ministers underlined the need to sustain support to ensure that the processes move forward.
Paolo Gentiloni for his part underlined agreed on working on trade and investment with Ethiopia while noting Italy’s commitment to continue its support through the Italian Cooperation and other multilateral forums.