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Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed walk together at Asmara International Airport, Eritrea, July 9, 2018 - Reuters

Somali, Eritrean leaders in Ethiopia to cement regional ties

The presidents of Somalia and Eritrea met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Friday to cement regional economic ties as relations warm between the once-rival nations.
Abiy Ahmed and Isaias Afwerki

Ethiopia, Eritrea leaders celebrate peace, new year at border

The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea visited their shared border to celebrate Ethiopian new year together on Tuesday, marking the countries’ reconciliation on a frontier where their soldiers faced off against each other just months earlier.

Eritrea president tasks South Sudan on pursuing liberation, nation building

Eritrean president Isaias Afwerki has tasked the people of South Sudan to continue on the path of liberation despite internal squabbles and external machinations.
President Isaias Afwerki and President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed signed in Asmara

Eritrea and Somalia agree to restore diplomatic relations

The presidents of Eritrea and Somalia have signed an agreement to restore their countries' relations after years of animosity.
The newly appointed Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed first initiated the peace overtures and restoration of relations in April. Earlier this week, Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki visited Ethiopia and reopened his country's embassy there. Reuters

Eritrea appoints first ambassador to Ethiopia in 20 years

Eritrea has appointed its first ambassador to neighbouring Ethiopia in two decades, the government said, as the former foes pushed on with rapprochement.

First Ethiopia-Eritrea commercial flight takes off after 20 years

The first commercial flight from Ethiopia to Eritrea in 20 years took off early on Wednesday, sealing a stunning reconciliation between the former enemies a week after they ended their military standoff.
Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed walk together at Asmara International Airport, Eritrea, July 9, 2018 - Reuters

Eritrean, Ethiopian leaders call new peace example to Africa

Official rivals just weeks ago, the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea embraced warmly to the roar of a crowd of thousands on Sunday at a concert celebrating the end of a long state of war.
Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed walk together at Asmara International Airport, Eritrea, July 9, 2018 - Reuters

Eritrea’s Isaias Afwerki in historic Ethiopia visit

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki arrived in Ethiopia on Saturday in a historic visit to cement peace between the two neighbours following two decades of hostilities.
In a landmark visit, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed landed in the Eritrean capital, Asmara, on Sunday, for a bi-lateral summit. Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki warmly greeted Abiy at the airport, Eritrea's state television showed

UN hails ‘historic’ joint peace declaration by Ethiopia, Eritrea

The UN Security Council has described the Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship signed by the leaders of Eritrea and Ethiopia, as “a historic and significant” move.
In a landmark visit, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed landed in the Eritrean capital, Asmara, on Sunday, for a bi-lateral summit. Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki warmly greeted Abiy at the airport, Eritrea's state television showed

PM: Ethiopia to roll out Eritrea deal to ‘make up for lost opportunities’

Ethiopia’s prime minister said on Tuesday his government wanted to implement a deal restoring relations with former foe Eritrea quickly, to “make up for lost opportunities” after a two-decade military standoff.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki

Ethiopia, Eritrea sign statement that war ‘has come to an end’

Ethiopia and Eritrea are no longer at war, the neighbours said in a joint statement Monday, a day after their leaders held a historic meeting in Asmara.
In a landmark visit, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed landed in the Eritrean capital, Asmara, on Sunday, for a bi-lateral summit. Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki warmly greeted Abiy at the airport, Eritrea's state television showed

Eritrea and Ethiopia to re-establish diplomatic ties

Eritrea and Ethiopia are to re-establish diplomatic and trade ties after long years of hostility.
In a landmark visit, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed landed in the Eritrean capital, Asmara, on Sunday, for a bi-lateral summit. Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki warmly greeted Abiy at the airport, Eritrea's state television showed

Ethiopia’s PM Abiy Ahmed in Eritrea for landmark visit

With hugs and cheers, the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea have met for the first time in more than 25 years amid a recent thawing in relations between the two long-time East African rivals.
The meeting between Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed continues a thawing of relations between the two countries

Eritrean, Ethiopian leaders meet for first time in 18 years

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.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed waved to supporters shortly before the blast occurred [Reuters]

Official: Eritrean delegation to visit Addis Ababa after Ethiopian olive branch

A delegation from Eritrea will arrive in Addis Ababa on Thursday as Ethiopia’s prime minister appears ready to resolve one of Africa’s most intractable military stand-offs.

Peace talks: Eritrea sends delegation to Ethiopia

Eritrea and Ethiopia remain bitter foes after a 1998-2000 conflict that drew comparisons to the First World War, with waves of conscripts forced to march through minefields towards Eritrean trenches, where they were cut down by machinegun fire.

Eritrea, Egypt presidents meet amid Red Sea tensions

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki has met with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Cairo as political tension in the Horn of Africa and Red Sea regions continues to escalate.

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