Ethiopia - Ceasefire in Tigray (28 June 2021)


Yesterday’s announcement of a ceasefire in Tigray is a major development, which should be encouraged and consolidated.

We call on all parties to ensure the effective implementation of the ceasefire and reiterate our call for the Eritrean forces to immediately leave Ethiopian territory.

The priority now is to permanently end the violence, ensure the protection of the civilian populations, allow access to humanitarian assistance, and initiate a political dialogue.