Prime Minister Meles Zenawi held talks here on Thursday with EU Election Observation Mission Chief, Thijs Beman concerning the forthcoming national elections.
Meles discussed on duties and responsibilities of the EU Election Observation Mission in making the upcoming national elections free, peaceful, democratic and fair with the Mission which is in Addis Ababa now.
Meles said the Mission should observe the election freely and impartially and discharge its responsibility effectively.
He further said the government is desirous that the EU Election Observation Mission to observe correctly and honestly the election, according to a Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Speaking on his part Beman said expressed the readiness of his Mission to observe the election correctly and honestly.
He further said the EU Election Observation Mission would discharge its responsibility effectively.
The EU Election Observation Mission is expected to give a news conference regarding its observation mission in Ethiopia.