Ethiopia, Eritrea Leaders Meet in Asmara
Ethiopia's newly elected reformist prime minister Abiy Ahmed and neighbouring Eritrea's longtime president Isaias Afwerki have met in Eritrea's capital Asmara - an event that seemed improbable just a couple of months ago.
VOA, 9 July 2018
The leaders of Eritrea and Ethiopia embraced at Asmara International Airport Sunday, a historic moment in what has long been one of Africa’s most entrenched conflicts. The… Read more »
Dalsan Radio, 8 July 2018
With laughter and hugs, the leaders of longtime rivals Ethiopia and Eritrea met for the first time in nearly two decades Sunday amid a dramatic diplomatic thaw. Read more »
Deutsche Welle, 8 July 2018
After a 20-year long border dispute, the two leaders in the Horn of Africa have met in the Eritrean capital, Asmara. There are hopes this first step will develop a long-lasting… Read more »
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed arrived in Eritrea’s capital and met up with President Afwerki in Asmara.
The leaders of the two countries have agreed to meet for the first time in nearly 20 years, a sign of a diplomatic thaw between the neighbours. Read more »