US urges Eritrea to pull out of Tigray after 'credible' reports

AFP , Friday 11 Dec 2020

"We urge that any such troops be withdrawn immediately," Washington says

The United States said Friday it believed Eritrean forces had entered Ethiopia's Tigray region amid a major offensive by Addis Ababa and urged their withdrawal.

"We are aware of credible reports of Eritrean military involvement in Tigray and view this as a grave development," a State Department spokesperson said.

"We urge that any such troops be withdrawn immediately."

 

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