Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has sent his condolences to Ethiopia on the death of former president Girma Wolde-Giorgis, who passed away on Saturday morning.
El-Sisi expressed his sincere condolences to the family of the late president and to the brotherly Ethiopian people, his spokesman Bassam Rady said in a brief statement.
Wolde-Giorgis died on Saturday, two weeks short of his 95th birthday, Ethiopian state media reported.
He was president of Ethiopia between 2001 and 2013.
The cause of death was not reported, according to AFP.