Sunday, October 16, 2022

Chairman of US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Calls for End of Ethiopian Conflict

 The Chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Bob Menendez, issued a statement on 15 October 2022 on the conflict in northern Ethiopia.

The Chairman called on Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed "to order his Eritrean mercenaries out of Ethiopia and lift his cruel blockade of Tigray."  He also urged the Ethiopian government and the Tigray People's Liberation Front to commit to renewed peace talks without preconditions.