Military vehicles take part in a parade in Addis Ababa in September. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has ordered the army to move on the embattled Tigray regional capital. Photo: EPA-EFE Military vehicles take part in a parade in Addis Ababa in September. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has ordered the army to move on the embattled Tigray regional capital. Photo: EPA-EFE
Military vehicles take part in a parade in Addis Ababa in September. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has ordered the army to move on the embattled Tigray regional capital. Photo: EPA-EFE

War and conflict

Ethiopian forces capture town and move toward Tigray capital, says senior official

  • PM Abiy Ahmed ordered a ‘final offensive’ after his ultimatum for the Tigray People’s Liberation Front to lay down arms expired on Wednesday
  • Leader meets African peace envoys, but the statement issued by his office afterwards makes no mention of talks to end fighting

Topic |   War and conflict
Military vehicles take part in a parade in Addis Ababa in September. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has ordered the army to move on the embattled Tigray regional capital. Photo: EPA-EFE Military vehicles take part in a parade in Addis Ababa in September. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has ordered the army to move on the embattled Tigray regional capital. Photo: EPA-EFE
Military vehicles take part in a parade in Addis Ababa in September. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has ordered the army to move on the embattled Tigray regional capital. Photo: EPA-EFE
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