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Ethiopian General Says Eritrean Troops Entered ‘Tigray’ Uninvited

Yes, Eritrean troops have entered and reoccupied Badme. Is Badme in Tigray?

The UN Secretary-General said he already got a guarantee from the Ethiopian Prime Minister that “the Eritrean army have not entered the Tigrayan territory, that the only area where they are is the area that corresponded to the disputed territory between the two countries that in the peace agreement was decided to give back to Eritrea.”


A senior Ethiopian general said in a video clip [see below] posted on social media this week that Eritrean troops had entered the country uninvited while his soldiers were battling a rebellious force in the northern region of Tigray.

The video, whose authenticity Reuters could not independently verify, shows Major General Belay Seyoum addressing a meeting in the Tigrayan capital Mekelle in late December. Continue reading Ethiopian General Says Eritrean Troops Entered ‘Tigray’ Uninvited