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Ethiopia: There is No Mutual Benefit That Leads to Negotiation - Eritrean President

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Isaias Afeworki, president of Eritrea, an archenemy of Ethiopia, said this in response to a recent statement by Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, in relation to his willingness to negotiate with Isaias' Administration to resolve the lingering border dispute between the countries, amicably.

The Ethio-Eritrea Border Commission agrees with our stand, Isaias said in his statement to EriTV, the lone national television in Eritrea, according to a reprint of the statement on Yegna Press, an Amharic weekly, published on Tuesday, January 8, 2013.

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