The rebels of the Tigray region are close to victory. The scarce news that came from the front last week placed 220 kilometers from Adis Ababa. This week, the Tigrian militants announced the taking of Strategic Debre Sina, 30 kilometers from the capital of Ethiopia, where the A2 motorway leads them directly to the heart of the State. The civil conflict leaves thousands of dead and a female hunger in the most affected areas.
The military of Tigray have been gaining battle after battle for demoralized and surpassed Ethiopian forces. In a broadcast video two days ago, the tigriña filmed a huge amount of prisoners in sight of Dron, disciplinedly placed in columns, submissive and prepared to be aprise of enemy propaganda. In addition, the tigriña have joined the rebels of the Oromy Region (Oromed Liberation Army). After a pause in the fighting, the war accelerates and its African neighbors fear that it becomes a long conflict of catastrophic proportions.
Meanwhile, in Adis Ababa, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, Nobel Peace Prize in 2019 assures that he will lead his army in "an existential war to defend Ethiopia of his destruction" and his press team publishes a Stock Image with Ahmed Uniform dress, with a pistol on the harness and surrounded by its most faithful generals.
"Urged all British citizens, whatever their circumstances, to leave immediately," while the capital airport remains operational, stated the conservative policy. The prices of exit flights begin to increase and international hotels are emptied from Westerners. The war is getting closer and closer.
Even the Olympic medalists Haile Gebrselassie and Feyisa LILESA have assured that they will join the Prime Minister as soldiers in the defense of the capital.
Jeffrey Feltman, US Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa said yesterday that the "progress" of that country in the face of a diplomatic agreement between the Government and the rebels of the Tigray can be eclipsed by the "alarming events" on the ground. "While an incipient progress occurs, it runs a high risk of being surpassed by military climbing on both sides."
Despite the informative silence decreed by Adis Ababa, he does not allow visa to journalists, war crimes are still reported by both sides.Updated Date: 24 November 2021, 20:05