July 07, 2022 (ENA) The people and Government of Ethiopia have always given priority to peace, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed noted today.
to the question about the decision by the ruling party to hold peace
talk with the terrorist TPLF, the premier told the House of People’s
Representatives that the Ethiopian people and government always give
priority to peace.
This was manifested even before the terrorist group attacked the Northern Command, he explained.
holding peace talk is consistent with our policy and the interest of
the people. But it would strictly adhere to the national interest of the
country, the premier stressed.
enemies are using these internal forces to harm our country,” the PM
said, adding that whether “we decide for peace or for war, it would
always be based on our national interest.”
Abiy pointed out that “we are ready to sacrifice our lives if Ethiopia’s unity and interests are in danger.”
is nothing wrong with the Prosperity Party deciding to find a peaceful
solution to the conflict, but the process will determine whether the
peace talk will succeed or fail.