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Ethiopian, Eritrean leaders officially reopen Border after 20 years (Photos)

By editor

September 11, 2018

Horndiplomat-Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed and President Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea today officially opened the Debay Sima – Burre border point between the two countries for road transport connectivity. in a further step toward warmer ties between two countries that fought a war two decades ago.

The two leaders will arrive in Asmara shortly and proceed to Serha-Zalambesa connection for a similar ceremony according to Yemane Gebremeskel, Eritrea’s Information Minister and Ethiopia Chief of Staff of the Prime Minister’s Office  Fitsum Arega.

“President Isaias Afwerki & Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed today officially opened the Debay Sima – Burre border point between z two countries for road transport connectivity. The two leaders will arrive in Asmara shortly & proceed to Serha-Zalambesa connection for a similar ceremony.” according to Yemane Gebremeskel, Eritrea’s Information Minister.

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