The Nitty Gritty of Peace between Ethiopia and Eritrea

President Isaias has not accepted Ethiopia's offer to implement withdrawal from formerly disputed territory. He may be taking a tough line because he thinks the new government in Addis Ababa is weak and he can gain further concessions, writes Abdul Mohammed for African Arguments. Martin Plout outlines key border issues. And former U.S. Amabassador Herman Cohen, who negotiated the the 1991 accord that established Eritrea as an independent state, discusses four issues the neighbours need to address to normalise relations.



A street alley near the Mercato (market) on a Sunday in Asmara.

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