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Eritrean President Vows to 'Bolster Cooperation' With Ethiopia

Published on: Thursday 26 December 2019

Eritrean President Vows to 'Bolster Cooperation' With Ethiopia Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki promised Thursday to boost cooperation with Ethiopia on the last day of his two-day visit that came as the peace process was seen as having lost momentum. Isaias flew to Addis Ababa on Wednesday for his first meeting with the Ethiopian prime minister since Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for initiating a thaw between the countries which fought a border war in 1998-2000. That conflict left an estimated 80,000 dead before a stalemate took hold and which was only resolved by Abiy's unexpected outreach to Isaias. Isaias expressed gratitude Thursday for

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