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EU: Tigray conflict – Joint Statement by HR/VP Borrell and Commissioner Lenarčič on massacres in Axum

EU | Brussels, 26/02/2021 - 14:10, UNIQUE ID: 210226_7 Amnesty International issued a report today on atrocities that took place in Axum, Ethiopia, in November 2020. The report concludes that indiscriminate shelling and mass execution may…
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EU envoy says Ethiopia in ‘denial’ over Tigray

devEx | When it comes to the conflict in northern Ethiopia, the federal government in Addis Ababa has no common understanding of events and is in “denial” over the scale of the problem, said Pekka Haavisto, European Union envoy, on Tuesday. With…
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EU development chief calls for united response on Ethiopia

DevEx | The European Union’s top representative for development aid said Tuesday that the bloc needs to “plan very carefully” when it comes to Ethiopia, as Brussels continues to withhold funding from the government over the conflict in…
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EU Accuses Eritrean Forces of Fueling Conflict in Ethiopia

Bloomberg | EU envoy scheduled to meet Ethiopian premier on Tuesday. UN says international staff given approval to travel to Tigray The European Union accused Eritrean troops of fueling the months-long conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region…
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EU urges Eritrea to stop meddling in Ethiopia war

EU Observer | The EU has urged Eritrea to withdraw troops from Ethiopia and for access to diplomats, aid workers, and journalists to war-torn regions. "The EU joins the United States' call for the withdrawal of Eritrean troops from Ethiopia,…
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European envoy in Sudan to ease tension with Ethiopia

Anadolu Agency | Tension escalated between Sudan and Ethiopia over their border dispute A European special envoy is set to arrive in Sudan on Sunday for talks aimed at easing tension with Ethiopia over their border dispute. “The High…
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Ethiopia looks to Germany amid EU funding fight

Devex | With the European Union withholding payments to the Ethiopian government over the conflict in its Tigray region, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed spoke to one of the bloc’s most influential national leaders Tuesday on improving bilateral…
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Finnish EU envoy to investigate ‘dire’ Ethiopia war

EU Observer | The security situation in Ethiopia was "dire", as Finnish foreign minister Pekka Haavisto prepared to travel to the region on an EU fact-finding mission. "Nearly three months after the start of the conflict ... the security…
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Ethiopia’s leader won the Nobel Peace Prize. Now he’s accused of war crimes.

Washingtonpost (Opinion)  — FIFTEEN MONTHS ago Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for ending his country’s conflict with neighboring Eritrea. Now he may be perpetrating grave crimes against humanity. After…