Ethiopian PM greets Eritrean delegation at Addis Ababa airport ahead of talks

By Reuters

Ethiopia's prime minister Abiy Ahmed attends a rally during his visit to Ambo in the Oromiya region, Ethiopia April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri/File Photo

ADDIS ABABA, – Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed greeted a delegation of Eritrean officials at Addis Ababa airport on Tuesday to discuss peace overtures, raising hopes of a breakthrough in one of Africa’s most intractable military standoffs.

A Reuters witness saw the arrival in the Ethiopian capital of the first official delegation from Eritrea in two decades.