Ethiopia’s military to begin ‘final offensive’ against Tigray capital

Ethiopia’s military to begin ‘final offensive’ against Tigray capital

November 26, 2020

PM Abiy Ahmed makes order after dissident local leaders reject ultimatum to surrender

Ethiopia’s prime minister has ordered federal military forces to launch a “final offensive” on the capital of the restive Tigray region after his 72-hour ultimatum for dissident local leaders to surrender expired.

In a statement posted on social media, Abiy Ahmed said great care would be taken to protect innocent civilians from harm and said efforts would be made by government troops to ensure the city of Mekelle, which has a population of 500,000, was not “severely damaged”.

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