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Ethiopia government forces close in on Tigray capital after ultimatum

By DW
25 November 2020   |   11:00 am
The Ethiopian government said it has surrounded Tigray's regional capital, but the dissident TPLF has denied the reports. The three-week conflict has destabilized both Ethiopia and the wider region.

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