ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, has vowed to continue apprehension of Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) political and military figures calling them ‘criminals’, hours after a visit by the Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok resolve for a regional meeting to address the Tigray crisis.
“[I] went to Mekelle and met with commanders of the ENDF [Ethiopian National Defense Forces] as well as the Provisional Administration of Tigray,” the Ethiopian leader said, adding, “Telecom & electricity currently being restored after repairs; infrastructure works underway & humanitarian relief provided. We will continue apprehending the criminal clique.”
The comments by the Ethiopian leader came hours after Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok visited Addis Ababa, in a trip that ended with an agreement to conduct a regional meeting on the crisis in Tigray region.
Hamdok who is also the chair of the regional bloc, IGAD, announced following the meeting with Abiy in Addis Ababa that a regional meeting over the Tigray crisis will take place, without providing a date as to when that meeting will take place.
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