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Rwandan President Paul Kagame met Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali to discuss security issues. The President’s Office said the two leaders “discussed various topics of mutual interest, including issues specific to both. country and region ”. On his arrival at Kigali International Airport, the Ethiopian Prime Minister, on a two-day visit, was received by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Vincent Biruta. “Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali and his delegation have arrived in Kigali, Rwanda for a two-day working visit during which the Prime Minister will meet with President Paul Kagame,” Prime Minister Abiy’s office tweeted on Sunday without reveal more details about the tour. After the meeting, PM Abiy said in a tweet that he had had fruitful discussions with his host. Later that evening, President Kagame invited Prime Minister Abiy to a dinner after the tête-à-tête. Ethiopian federal government forces have been fighting rebel forces in the Tigray region for 10 months. On this occasion, Prime Minister Abiy insists that his government will not stop until the rebels are defeated. The Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), António Guterres, warned that the crisis in Tigray would spread and would have serious political, economic and humanitarian consequences for the country and the region.

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