26 Mar 2021

Eritrea to withdraw troops from Tigray, says Ethiopia PM

Africa Correspondent

Ethiopia’s prime minister has said Eritrea has agreed to withdraw its forces from the northern Tigray region. Hundreds of thousands of refugees have been forced to flee the area, which has been engulfed by fighting between Tigrayan separatist forces and Ethiopian and Eritrean soldiers.

This programme has reported widespread allegations of atrocities, including troops killing and raping civilains and burning properties.