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The Ethiopian army announced that its forces had taken control of the town of Idaga Hamos, about a hundred kilometers from the city of Mekele, capital of the Tigray region. He added that his forces were advancing rapidly towards Mikkeli, and he would use tanks to surround and control them Civilians believe that he may also use artillery to bomb the city, which is a turning point in the battle raging for about 3 weeks.
For its part, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Tigrayan Region in Ethiopia confirmed that its soldiers are steadfast in the face of the army’s attack andThat its forces dig trenches and confront government forces steadfastly.
The two sides exchange accusations of committing atrocities and obstructing the delivery of humanitarian aid. The Tigray People’s Liberation Front, which controls the region, confirmed that the war was an unconstitutional aggression, accusing the government of ethnic revenge against the leaders of the region. In A government statement accused the Tigrayan Liberation Front of trying to stir unrest and civil war.
It seems that there is no room for mediation to solve the Ethiopian conflict, as Abi Ahmed refused the mediation of the African Union to end the conflict, after African leaders intervened to mediate to end the conflict and urged the Ethiopian government to meet with regional leaders.
Amid fears that Ethiopia will be drawn into a civil war that may result in the region’s secession from the central state, and the consequent serious consequences that may befall all countries of the Horn of Africa, due to ethnic and geographical overlap and their close association with them. The United Nations, the African Union and other humanitarian organizations expressed concern. The fighting could spread to other regions in Ethiopia and destabilize the Horn of Africa region, warning of the deterioration of the humanitarian situation there.
The Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, called for “the opening of humanitarian corridors” in Ethiopia to provide aid to people caught in the ongoing conflict in the Tigray region, expressing his regret that the authorities refused any mediation.. And the United Nations relief agencies called for an immediate and temporary ceasefire, to open safe humanitarian corridors in Ethiopia. As aThe European Union has expressed its concern about the risks threatening the safety of the country and the stability of the wider region in the event the current situation continues.
It does not seem that this war will end quickly, amid the two parties ’insistence on continuing the conflict and rejecting all mediation, so that what events may unfold into in the near future remains unknown.