Behind Eritrea's Silence Over Ethiopia's Call for Peace
Eritrean government has not yet responded to Ethiopia's expression of readiness to unconditionally implement the Algiers agreement, which Eritrea repeatedly posed as a requisite to resume dialogue. Eritrea has long said the border issue justified restrictions on its citizens, including mandatory national service, a diversion of resources into the military, curtailed civil liberties and the uninterrupted rule of President Isaias Afwerki, the unelected leader of the country since 1993.
Map showing the disputed border between Ethiopia and Eritrea.
Ethiopian Herald, 9 June 2018
As Eritrean government prolongs silence over Ethiopia's call for peace, speculations are coming that Eritrean government would not respond to Ethiopia's readiness to accept Algiers… Read more »
VOA, 9 June 2018
In a surprise announcement, Ethiopia has promised to implement an international court's decision resolving a border dispute with Eritrea. The move could end an 18-year stalemate… Read more »
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's government says it will fully accept and put into operation the Algiers accord, signed in 2000, that ended its war with Eritrea. A state of emergency ... Read more »