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TPLF and Ethiopian government reach ‘cessation of hostilities’ agreement as part of South African peace process


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Peace talks hosted by South Africa yielded results as the Ethiopian government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) reached an agreement in principle on Wednesday. The war has been raging since late 2020, when the TPLF launched an uprising in Tigray state.

An African Union representative in Pretoria announced on Wednesday evening that the two sides had agreed to a formal “cessation of hostilities” in the two-year conflict.

Numerous attempts have been made to end the fighting, especially since December 2021, when the TPLF offensive in neighboring Amhara and Afar states was repelled and its armed forces were pushed back into the state. from northern Tigray.

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