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Ethiopia calls for Foreign Troop Exit from S.Sudan

Ethiopian Prime Minister caught lying a week ago when he tells visiting EU delegation in Addis Ababa about Eritrea’s support to Machar. Leaving his cheap and shameless shots aside, is he trying to implicate Eritrea again by keep using the word ALL foreign forces?

Rebel leader Dr. Reik Machar's demand is the withdrawal of Ugandan troops from S. Sudan
Rebel leader Dr. Reik Machar’s demand is the withdrawal of Ugandan troops from S. Sudan

By AFP,

Ethiopia on Monday called for the withdrawal of all foreign forces, notably Ugandans, from South Sudan, warning of a threat of regional conflict.

“Because of this intervention, the conflict might end up as a regional conflict because there are other interests also from other sides,” Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn told reporters.

South Sudan has been embroiled in deadly fighting since mid-December when clashes between forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and former vice president Riek Machar erupted in the young nation. Continue reading Ethiopia calls for Foreign Troop Exit from S.Sudan