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(Prensa-Latina) Eritrea expresses interest in consolidating alliances with Ethiopia

Posted by: Semere Asmelash

Date: Monday, 05 November 2018

Eritrea expresses interest in consolidating alliances with Ethiopia

Asmara, Nov 5 (Prensa Latina) Eritrea will work closely with Ethiopia to make the newly formed alliance of fruits of sustainable development, said the president of this country, Isaias Afwerki.

'We need to consolidate the agreements adopted. We have a clear vision of our problems and we will discuss them in a concrete way. The reality is new, but it is the best possible, "said Afwerki. 

"The agenda of confrontation that isolated our nation from the rest of the world, concluded. He never succeeded. " 

Neighboring states were bitter enemies for almost two decades, after the outbreak of a border war that left some 80,000 people dead. 

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed extended an olive branch in April, shortly after his appointment, as part of a package of reforms that influenced the political landscape in the Horn of Africa. 

Since then, both territories restored relations and even opened the border crossings.

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