Ethiopia denies claims of Uganda mediation in Tigray conflict

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A youngster stands below an Ethiopian national flag during a blood donation rally organised by the city administration of Addis Ababa, in Addis Ababa, on November 12, 2020.

Photo credit: Eduardo Soteras | AFP

What you need to know:

  • A statement from the Emergency Task Force on Tigray said the reports were “inaccurate and not substantiated”.
  • Claims of mediation emerged on Sunday after some Ugandan officials told AFP news agency that President Museveni had planned to host the two sides.

The Ethiopian government on Monday refuted claims of planned talks with the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, mediated by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in Kampala.

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