Ethiopia’s Abiy says committee formed to negotiate with Tigray forces

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Jimma, Ethiopia, June 16, 2021. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri/File Photo

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Tuesday the federal government had formed a committee to negotiate with the northern Tigray region’s forces.

“Regarding the peace, a committee has been established. Negotiation needs a lot of work. A committee has been established and it will study on how we will conduct talks,” Abiy told lawmakers in parliament.

Reporting by Addis Ababa Newsroom; Writing by George Obulutsa; Editing by Catherine Evans

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