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Ethiopian PM offers to mediate peace efforts in Yemen

December 5, 2018 at 2:44 am

(LtoR) Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali, Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbe and Guinea’s President Alpha Conde take part in a meeting at the “Compact with Africa” conference on trade, aid and diplomacy on October 30, 2018 at the Chancellery in Berlin. (Photo by JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed Ali has offered his country’s readiness to mediate stop the fighting between the Yemeni brothers and bring peace and reconciliation to the country.

This came in a letter addressed to the Yemeni people and the warring parties there, published by the official agency on Tuesday.

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Abiy Ahmed called on Yemeni parties not to drain their country’s capabilities, sit down at the negotiation table and resolve their issues with reason and wisdom through dialogue to end the fighting.

“War has no winner. It destroys the homeland, its capabilities and civilisation” he said adding that all the warring parties in Yemen will lose.

“War brings only destruction, loss, hatred and riots” the Ethiopian prime minister added.