AU welcomes positive developments in Horn of Africa – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) — The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Moussa Faki Mahamat, on Saturday welcomed recent positive developments in the Horn of Africa amid improved relations among countries in the region.

The continental body chairperson’s positive remarks regarding the Horn of Africa region followed optimistic agreements as well as discussions that involved various countries in the region.

Amid the easing of tensions in the region, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on Wednesday signed a trilateral agreement that aimed at strengthening ties among the three countries.

Ethiopia also on Thursday reopened its embassy in the Eritrean capital Asmara as the two long-time rivals embark…

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