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War in Tigray threatens to end Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed’s dream of unity

The Irish Times 12 Apr 2021
It has drawn in troops from neighbouring Eritrea, whose capital Asmara was hit by TPLF rockets, and horrified an international community that in 2019 celebrated Abiy as a peacemaker worthy of the Nobel Prize ... Amid huge excitement, Abiy released tens of thousands of political prisoners, freed the media and made formal peace with Eritrea.
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flydubai to resume flights to Asmara

Urdu Point 06 Apr 2021
DUBAI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / WAM - 06th Apr, 2021) flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, has announced the resumption flights to Eritrea’s capital Asmara with a weekly flight service, starting from April 15 ... "We are pleased to relaunch our operations to Eritrea as we ...
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Ethiopian Foreign Ministry Says Eritrea Started Pulling Troops Out of Tigray

Urdu Point 04 Apr 2021
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 04th April, 2021) Eritrea has started withdrawing its troops from the northern restive Ethiopian region of Tigray, in accordance with an agreement reached by the two countries on March 26, the Foreign Ministry of Ethiopia said in a statement.
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US welcomes Eritrea's announced Ethiopia withdrawal

Anadolu Agency 29 Mar 2021
The US on Monday cautiously welcomed Ethiopia's announcement that Eritrea would withdraw its forces from a conflict-hit border territory ... Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed made the announcement after returning from a two-day official visit to Eritrea's capital Asmara ... .
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Ethiopian Prime Minister says Eritrea will withdraw troops from Tigray

Ghana Web 27 Mar 2021
"The government of Eritrea has agreed to withdraw its forces out of the Ethiopian border ... Abiy claimed on Friday that the TPLF had provoked Eritrea's military involvement by firing rockets into its capital Asmara, and thereby prompting the Eritrean government to "maintain its national security.".
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Ethiopia says Eritrea agrees to withdraw troops from Tigray

Egypt Independent 26 Mar 2021
Abiy’s statement after a visit to Eritrea said that Ethiopian forces will take over guarding the border areas “effective immediately.” ... Abiy’s statement accuses the former Tigray leaders of starting the conflict by attacking Ethiopian forces, then drawing Eritrea into the fighting by firing rockets into Eritrea’s capital.
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Eritrea agrees to withdraw troops from border area, Ethiopia's PM says

Yahoo Daily News 26 Mar 2021
"Eritrea has agreed to withdraw its forces out of the Ethiopian border," he said in a statement on Twitter during a trip to Eritrea's capital, Asmara, for talks with President Isaias Afwerki. Eritrea's information minister, Yemane Gebremeskel, did not immediately respond to requests for comment ... Eritrea denied the accusations.
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Eritrea agrees to withdraw troops from border area, Ethiopia’s PM says

Metro USA 26 Mar 2021
Eritrea has agreed to withdraw its forces out of the Ethiopian border,” he said in a statement on Twitter during a trip to Eritrea’s capital, Asmara, for talks with President Isaias Afwerki. Eritrea’s information minister, Yemane Gebremeskel, did not immediately respond to requests for comment ... Eritrea denied the accusations.
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Ethiopia says Eritrea to withdraw from border

Anadolu Agency 26 Mar 2021
Ethiopia said Friday Eritrea has agreed to pull out its forces from Ethiopian territories along the border. The announcement was made by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed who just returned from a two-day official visit to Eritrea's capital Asmara ... Ethiopia and Eritrea, he said, ...
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Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says Eritrea has agreed to withdraw troops from border area

Gulf News 26 Mar 2021
Eritrea has agreed to withdraw its forces out of the Ethiopian border,” Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said in a statement on Twitter the day after arriving in Eritrea’s capital Asmara ...
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Timeline of Ethiopia's Tigray conflict

Urdu Point 26 Mar 2021
- Capital falls - Two weeks later, having rejected peace talks, Abiy says government tanks are advancing on Tigray's capital Mekele ... - Withdrawal? - After admitting Eritrea's role, Abiy flies to its capital Asmara to meet with Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki.
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Ethiopia's PM says Eritrea will withdraw troops from Tigray

The Observer 26 Mar 2021
On Tuesday, in an appearance before lawmakers, Abiy finally admitted to Eritrea’s role, then on Thursday flew to the country’s capital, Asmara, to meet with the president, Isaias Afwerki. Abiy said, in a statement on Twitter on Friday, that during that visit “the government of Eritrea has agreed to withdraw its forces out of the Ethiopian border.
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Ethiopia's PM says Eritrea agrees to withdraw troops from border area

Yahoo Daily News 26 Mar 2021
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Eritrea has agreed ... "Eritrea has agreed to withdraw its forces out of the Ethiopian border," Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said in a statement on Twitter the day after arriving in Eritrea's capital, Asmara, to meet President Isaias Afwerki.
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Abiy Ahmed: Eritrea 'will withdraw' troops from Ethiopia in Tigray conflict

BBC News 26 Mar 2021
Eritrea will withdraw troops from its border with Ethiopia almost five months after a conflict started in the Tigray region, Ethiopia's prime minister has said ... Eritrea has not confirmed the troop withdrawal ... Following a trip to the Eritrea capital, Asmara, Mr Abiy wrote in a statement posed on Twitter.
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Men forced to rape family members in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, says UN

The Irish Times 26 Mar 2021
On Friday, Mr Abiy said Eritrea has agreed to withdraw troops from Ethiopian territory along their common border. “Eritrea has agreed to withdraw its forces out of the Ethiopian border,” he said in a statement on Twitter the day after arriving in Eritrea’s capital, Asmara, to meet President Isaias Afwerki.
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