Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki arrived in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa early Wednesday on an official visit.

The two leaders, according to local broadcaster FANA, will discuss ways of further normalization of bilateral relations.

In 2018, upon a palm branch by Ethiopia’s prime minister, the relations between the two countries made a turnaround from one of a no-war-no-peace situation to the opening up of a new era of cooperation.

Ever since, the two leaders exchanged numerous visits and signed what has been termed as the Asmara Declaration — a cooperative framework that also saw the commencement of

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