Eritrea agrees to withdraw forces from Ethiopia as diplomatic pressure mounts
The withdrawal will help de-escalate a conflict that’s been raging in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region since November
Eritrea has agreed to withdraw its troops from Ethiopia after facing allegations that they committed atrocities in the neighbouring country and increasing diplomatic pressure to pull out.
Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki decided on the removal after talks he hosted talks with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Thursday. The announcement came three days after Abiy admitted the presence of Eritrean forces in his country for the first time...