“Eritrean Opposition soldiers Fought on the side of TPLF.” Ethiopian PM

Radio Erena: 01 December 2020

Ethiopian Prime Minister says Eritrean opposition soldiers fought on the side of TPLF militias.

In a brief to the Ethiopian parliament members yesterday morning, prime minister Abiy Ahmed said that Eritrean opposition soldiers fought with the TPLF militias against his government troops.

He did not give many details. He also said that Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan, and Kenya have fully supported his government’s stance on the crisis in Tigray.

At the same time, Tigrayan leader Debresion Gebremicheal denied rumors that he left for Southern Sudan. In a text message to Reuters, he said « I am fighting invaders near Makelle. He also said that his troops have captured Eritrean soldiers in Wukro 50 km north of Makelle.