Eritrea's Isaias Afwerki in historic Ethiopia visit

A woman takes a selfie while holding on her head the flags of Eritrea and Ethiopia, during the celebrations for the arrival of the Eritrean President to Addis Ababa on July 14, 2018. PHOTO | STRINGER | AFP

What you need to know:

  • A former Ethiopian province, Eritrea seceded in 1993 after decades of bloody conflict.

  • The Horn of Africa neighbours have agreed to open embassies, resume flights, develop sea ports and reopen link roads.

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki arrived in Ethiopia on Saturday in a historic visit to cement peace between the two neighbours following two decades of hostilities.

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