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UK urges end to violence in Tigray

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UK urges end to violence in Tigray
UK urges end to violence in Tigray   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021
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LONDON – Britain urged all parties to pull back from the violence in Tigray and allow humanitarian workers access to the area on Thursday, after the Ethiopian government declared a unilateral ceasefire earlier this week.

“We welcome the Government of Ethiopia’s announcement of a humanitarian ceasefire in Tigray and urge all other parties to the conflict to make similar announcements,” a spokesperson for the Foreign Office said.

“The violence must now stop and unfettered humanitarian access granted. Eritrean forces should also leave Tigray.”