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Ethiopian Prime Minister Willing to talk to President Afwerki

Ethiopia’s newly minted Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn (aka, MeleseMariam) keeps parroting “Dialogue’ with PIA for the 51st time

By Aljazeera,

Hailemariam Desalegn, Ethiopia’s prime minister, has said that he is willing to hold talks with neighbouring Eritrea, with whom Addis Ababa fought a border war that ended in 2000.

If Desalgen follows through with Wednesday’s statement, it will be the first time a leader in Addis Ababa has held talks with Issaias Afeworki, the Eritrean president, since the end of the conflict which left at least 70,000 people dead.

If you ask me, ‘Do you want to go to Asmara and sit down and negotiate with Isaias Afwerki?’ Then, I will say yes‘,” Hailemariam said in an interview with Al Jazeera to be broadcast on Saturday.  Continue reading Ethiopian Prime Minister Willing to talk to President Afwerki