LONDON (Reuters) – Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed arrived in Asmara for peace talks on Sunday, embracing Eritrea's president, Isaias Afwerki, before leaving for a meeting at the city's presidential palace, reported Ethiopian state television.
The couple did not go to the media at the airport, where Eritrean women danced and hugged Abiy, images of the station were shown.
Before the arrival of Abiy, the Eritrean Information Minister, Yemane Gebrmeskel, wrote on Twitter: "This historic official visit, and the summit that will take place … is the first of its kind in twenty years. a new era of peace and cooperation. "
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