Ethiopia and Tigray Forces Agree to Truce in Civil War, Mediators Say

Posted on AllSides November 2nd, 2022
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The Ethiopian government and forces in the country’s northern Tigray region agreed on Wednesday to what they called “a permanent cessation of hostilities” in a brutal civil war that has lasted two years, resulting in the death of hundreds of thousands of people, the displacement of more than two million and widespread hunger and suffering.

The two sides signed an agreement to stop the fighting after 10 days of peace talks convened by the African Union in South Africa. The deal came one day before the second anniversary of the start of...

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