Ethiopia and the TPLF Are Now Talking Peace as They Fight On

Ethiopia and the TPLF Are Now Talking Peace as They Fight On
A TPLF fighter mans a guard post on the outskirts of the town of Hawzen, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, May 7, 2021 (AP photo by Ben Curtis).

The highest-level negotiations between the two sides in Ethiopia’s civil war began last week in South Africa, amid low expectations they will end the two-year war. Nevertheless, the African Union-led talks have been extended, suggesting that, if both sides are not ready to stop fighting, neither are they ready to stop talking.

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