Tigrayan forces announce retreat to Ethiopia’s Tigray region – Al Jazeera

Dec 21, 2021

Forces from northern Tigray region announce withdrawal from neighbouring regions of Amhara and Afar.

Tigrayan forces fighting the central government say they have withdrawn from neighbouring regions in northern Ethiopia, a step towards a possible ceasefire after 13 months of brutal war.

“We trust that our bold act of withdrawal will be a decisive opening for peace,” wrote Debretsion Gebremichael, the head of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), the political party controlling most of the northern region of Tigray, in a letter to the United Nations on Monday. Al Jazeera’s Priyanka Gupta reports.

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