The two parties to the conflict in Ethiopia begin to implement the terms of the peace agreement

QNA

The Ethiopian federal government and the regional authorities in Tigray began implementing the terms of the peace agreement concluded in Pretoria on the second of last November to put an end to hostilities between them, by demobilizing the rebel forces in the region.

The official television in Tigray, located in northern Ethiopia, stated that the process of “demobilizing the defense forces of Tigray is about to start,” indicating that the fighters will be transferred to other locations, quoting the African Union Mission for Monitoring, Verification and Compliance, which is charged with overseeing the implementation of the agreement.

For its part, the “Fana BC” television station, which is close to the “Prosperity Party” led by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.

reported that the first phase of the program for the reintegration and rehabilitation of former fighters in Tigray “officially launched” yesterday in the outskirts of Mekele, the regional capital of the region.

In the presence of the African Union Monitoring, Verification and Compliance Mission.

In a related context, General Derby Mekuria, deputy head of the National Reintegration Commission, which was established.

by the federal government after a peace agreement was reached, told the fighters, “Seize the opportunity offered by this peace in order to change your lives, and participate in the development of the region and Ethiopia as a whole.”

It is noteworthy that since the signing of the peace agreement, the battles between the Ethiopian forces.

and the militants of the Tigray Front have decreased significantly, and the Eritrean forces that intervened to help the Ethiopian army have left Tigray, despite reports that they are still deployed in the border areas.

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