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Demeke Mekonnen
ደመቀ መኮንን
Deputy Prime Minister of Ethiopia
Assumed office
21 September 2012
Serving with Debretsion Gebremichael
and Aster Mamo (2012-16)
Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn
Abiy Ahmed
Preceded by Hailemariam Desalegn
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
8 March 2019 – 18 April 2019
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed
Preceded by Workneh Gebeyehu
Succeeded by Gedu Andargachew
Chairman of the
Amhara Democratic Party
Assumed office
8 September 2010
Deputy Gedu Andargachew
Preceded by Addisu Legesse
Minister of Education
In office
30 October 2008 – 4 July 2013
Prime Minister Meles Zenawi
Hailemariam Desalegn
Succeeded by Shiferaw Shigute
Personal details
Born 27 September 1963 (1963-09-27) (age 58)
Gojjam, Ethiopia
Political party Amhara Democratic Party
Other political
affiliations
Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front
Spouse(s) Alemitu Kassaye
Alma mater Bradford University
Addis Ababa University

Demeke Mekonnen Hassen (Ge'ez: ደመቀ መኮንን ; born 27 September 1963) is an Ethiopian politician and has served as the Deputy Prime Minister of Ethiopia, since 2012.

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