Ethiopian Government & and ONLF met face to face in Asmara, Eritrea
Joint Statement: Government of Ethiopia and ONLF
September 18, 2018
A meeting between the Ethiopian government and the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) took place in Asmara, Eritrea, to discuss ways of resolving the longstanding conflict in the Somali Region. The two parties have discussed the modalities of peace talks between the Ethiopian government and ONLF.
The parties have reached a common understanding on the issues discussed and way forward.
The two parties have agreed to work together peacefully to promote and protect the interests of the people of the Somali region and collaborate on national issues including the future of the Horn of Africa integration.
The substantive talks will be finalized soon.
Both Parties thank the Eritrea government and people for hosting the meeting.