🇪🇹 🇪🇷 Can Ethiopia and Eritrea be friends? | Inside Story

It’s been an unprecedented few days in the Horn of Africa.

Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed made a historic visit to Eritrea’s capital Asmara for a peace summit on Sunday.

The two countries fought a bitter war nearly 20 years ago over a disputed border.

There’s been a military standoff ever since.

Prime Minister Abiy has made peace with Eritrea a central part of his foreign policy, a decision that has been welcomed by Eritrea’s president.

But what are the challenges to a lasting peace between the two neighbours?

Presenter: Laura Kyle


Hallelujah Lulie – Programme Director of Amani Africa

Martin Plaut – Senior Research Fellow Institute of Commonwealth Studies and Author of ‘Understanding Eritrea: Inside Africa’s Most Repressive State’.

Abraham Zere – Executive Director, PEN Eritrea in exile.

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