AEUP speaks of opportunity to exercise political agenda
Addis Ababa, August 27 (WIC) – All Ethiopia Unity Party (AEUP) said that there is a smooth platform and an opportunity for all opposition political parties in the country to engage in and exercise their own political agenda peacefully.
AEUP also expressed its disappointment over some individuals who have been attempting to execute their political agenda while residing abroad despite the existence of a platform to peacefully exercise political programs locally.
In an exclusive interview he recently held with WIC, AEUP Chairman, Engineer Hailu Shawel expressed his disappointment over those individuals who have preferred the wrong way.
Recalling that his party worked in close collaboration with the Coalition for Unity and Democracy (CUD) during the 2005 national elections, Engineer Hailu disclosed that CUD was disintegrated due to its own internal problems.
According to Engineer Hailu, lack of awareness and accurate information about the commitment and background of each of the members has contributed to the dissolution of the CUD.
Since building democratic culture could not be solely left to the government, the various political parties legally operating in the country should actively participate in the democratization process, he noted.
The chairman also said that AEUP is involved in the political process through respecting the constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, and added that his party is making preparations to take part in the up coming national elections.
The party has opened over 60 branch offices all over the country to run in the up coming elections, he indicated.