Ethiopian Government inks reconciliation agreements with Afar, Gambella opposition movements
Addis Ababa, March 15, 2019 (FBC) -The Government of Ethiopia has signed reconciliation agreements with the Afar Liberation Movement (ALM) and Gambella People’s Liberation Movement (GPLM).
The agreements were signed in the Eritrean capital Asmara yesterday, according to Yemane Gebremeskel, Eritrea’s Minister of Information.
The separate reconciliation agreements spell out frameworks for both movements to pursue their political objectives through peaceful means, he said.
Ethiopia’s Defense Minister, Engineer Aisha Mohammed, and Deputy Chief Administrator of Afar regional state Usman Mohammed signed the agreement with ALM’s Chairman.
The Gambella agreement was signed by the Chief Administrator of Gambella regional state, Omod Ojulu and the Chairman of GPIM, Yemane said on twitter.