Ethiopia risks lengthy stalemate in war-hit Tigray: report

Tigray protesters

A small group of Tigray protesters gather outside of the United Nations (UN) on March 29, 2021 in New York City. 
 

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  • Amid mounting international pressure, Abiy said a week ago that Eritrean troops would pull out of Tigray.

The war in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region risks dragging on for months and even years, with both sides eyeing a military "knockout blow" that appears unrealistic, the International Crisis Group (ICG) said Friday.

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