UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called for an immediate stop on Wednesday fight in Ethiopia He urged local leaders, in the statements he made from Bogota, the capital of Colombia, to follow the example of the process of pace in that country.
“Today’s trial of pace in Colombia inspires me to make an urgent appeal to supporters of the conflict in Ethiopia for an immediate and unconditional ceasefire “, added Guterres in the statements made to Colombian President Ivan Duque.
Guterres visited Colombia to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the agreement pace between the government and the FARC rebels.
War in Ethiopia erupted in November 2020 in the Tigray region between federal forces and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front. The July conflict spread to two neighboring provinces in the north of the country.
Guterres said the cessation of hostilities in Ethiopia will allow dialogue between Ethiopians and allow the country to once again contribute to the stability of the region. “I would very much like Colombia to be an example for leaders in Ethiopia, “he added.
THE media of the Ethiopian government reported Wednesday that Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed directed the war effort from the front and that Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen would handle the government’s routine affairs. in his absence, citing Reuters.
A report posted on the Fana news site claims that government spokesman Legisi Tolo provided details on the transfer of responsibilities for some daily chores in a press conference.
Fighting continues between the Tigray People’s Liberation Forces and the Ethiopian army, as the front approaches the Ethiopian capital after controlling important areas near the capital of the Tigray region, while Addis Ababa officials confirmed during a meeting with diplomats that the security forces, including groups of young people, are working to ensure the security of the capital.
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