Abiy Ahmed rules out calls for any international interference in Tigray

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has rejected calls for any international interference in Tigray region of Ethiopia.  

“We respectfully urge the international community to refrain from any unwelcome and unlawful acts of interference,” the statement from Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s office said as government forces encircled the Tigray capital, Mekele, with tanks. “The international community should stand by until the government of Ethiopia submits its requests for assistance to the community of nations.” 

Conflict in Tigray region in Ethiopia is escalating day by day  The fighting also threatens to suck in or destabilize Ethiopia’s neighbours, which include Sudan, Somalia and Eritrea. 

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