Is peace on the horizon for Ethiopia’s Tigray region? | Conflict

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Rebels preventing authorities forces ‘prepared’ for African Union-led peace course of.

“Seize the chance for peace.” That’s the United Nations’ message to the Ethiopian authorities and rebels within the northern Tigray area.

Almost two years of struggle have displaced thousands and thousands of individuals and created a humanitarian disaster.

Now, fighters from the Tigray Folks’s Liberation Entrance say they’re open to a ceasefire and are prepared to just accept an African Union-led peace course of, one thing they’ve dismissed previously.

The Ethiopian authorities has not responded to the proposal.

What led to this announcement?

Will it assist to finish the humanitarian disaster brought on by the struggle?

Presenter: Hashem Ahelbarra


Getachew Reda – spokesperson for Tigray Folks’s Liberation Entrance

Ustaz Kamil Shemsu – member of the Ethiopian parliament

Teklay Gebremichael – affiliate editor of Tghat, a web site documenting doable struggle crimes in Tigray

William Davison – senior Ethiopia analyst at Worldwide Disaster Group

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