Eritrea welcomes Ethiopia PM’s olive branch

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Eritrea welcomes Ethiopia PM's olive branch

Speaking at a Martyrs’ Day event in the capital, Asmara, 72-year-old Isaias said he was sending a delegation to Addis Ababa to understand the position of new Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and “chart out a plan”. It was the first response from Eritrea, one of Africa’s most closed and authoritarian states, to Abiy’s shock pledge this month to honor all the terms of a peace deal that ended a 1998-2000 war between the Horn of Africa neighbors.

 

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