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Eritrea recalls that the peace agreement with Ethiopia remains unfulfilled two years after it was signed

July 11, 2020

The government of Eritrea reminded on Saturday that the historic peace deal with Ethiopia, the pillar that received the Nobel Peace Prize for Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, is “surrounded by threats and risks” that could provoke collapse, though he understands that the task is complex and that it takes time to complete it.

“It is evident that the progress made so far does not quite meet our expectations and aspirations. Two years later, the Ethiopian military is still on our territory and economic and commercial relations have not resumed in size or depth. desired, “complained the Eritrean Ministry of Information in a statement on the second anniversary of the signing.

The agreement between Ethiopia and Eritrea ended the stalemate, which continued a border war from 1998 to 2000 in which around 100,000 people died.

Eritrea recalls that the peace agreement with Ethiopia remains unfulfilled two years after it was signedEritrea recalls that the peace agreement with Ethiopia remains unfulfilled two years after it was signed

With the explanation of the text “a new era of peace” and the beginning of the cooperation “in political, economic, social, cultural and security questions” was initiated as well as the resumption of the relations in the areas of traffic, trade and telecommunications.