UAE turns peacemaker in the Horn of Africa

When the leaders of Eritrea and Ethiopia signed a joint declaration in the Eritrean capital Asmara on 9 July, they broke an impasse on one of the world’s longer-running conflicts. The UAE – and, to a lesser extent, Saudi Arabia – appeared to play a significant behind-the-scenes role, although officials have been reluctant to describe exactly what they did.There have been regular contacts between the UAE and Ethiopia over recent months. 2nd August 2018, Issue 1,064. Read more

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