Ethiopian Airlines to resume flights to Eritrea

Ethiopian Airlines said on Tuesday it would resume flights to Eritrea’s capital Asmara on 17 July for the first time in 20 years, a day after the neighbours and long-time foes declared their “state of war” over, Reuters reported.

In a historic deal on Monday, the Horn of Africa neighbours agreed to open embassies, develop ports and resume flights, concrete signs of a rapprochement that has swept away two decades of hostility since war erupted over their disputed frontier in 1998.

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