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AU says Ethiopia Acted Legitimately in Tigray

The African Union says Ethiopia took legitimate military action in Tigray
The African Union says Ethiopia took legitimate military action in its Tigray regional state to preserve the country’s unity and stability. (Photo: Nyamilepedia)

BY ANDREW MELDRUM | AP

Ethiopia took “legitimate” military action in its Tigray province to preserve the country’s unity and stability, the chairman of the African Union Commission said.

Moussa Faki Mahamat, speaking after the conclusion of a meeting of regional leaders on Sunday evening, said Ethiopia’s military campaign in its Tigray province was “legitimate for all states.Continue reading AU says Ethiopia Acted Legitimately in Tigray

Pompeo: US Condemns TPLF Attack on Eritrea, Urges De-Escalation

Pompeo: “Washington appreciates Eritrea’s restraint that has helped prevent further spreading of the conflict.”

Pompeo said the United States is deeply concerned by the TPLF’s attempt to cause regional instability and expand its conflict beyond Ethiopian borders by striking Eritrean capital. (PHOTO: PATRICK SEMANSKY/PRESS POOL)

BY SPUTNIK

The United States has denounced the attack by the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) on an airport in Eritrea and is calling on all parties to de-escalate, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on Tuesday. Continue reading Pompeo: US Condemns TPLF Attack on Eritrea, Urges De-Escalation

Ethiopia PM Claims Army Success Against TPLF

Abiy Ahmed says rebel attack contained in the region with ‘more operations in the coming days’

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said the army has succeeded in containing a TPLF attack in the restive Tigray region that sparked fears of a civil war.

BY AL JAZEERA

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said the army has succeeded in containing a rebel attack in the northern Tigray region after it was deployed to quell an uprising by the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) that sparked fears of a civil war. Continue reading Ethiopia PM Claims Army Success Against TPLF