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Ethiopia, Sudan Look to Calm Tensions With Leaders’ Meeting

Abiy Ahmed

Abiy Ahmed

Photographer: Eduardo Soteras/AFP/Getty Images

Ethiopia’s premier said he and Sudan’s military leader pledged to peacefully resolve all outstanding disputes, about a week after clashes on their contested border stoked fears of all-out war.

“Our common bonds surpass any divisions,” Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Twitter on Tuesday after meeting Abdel Fattah al-Burhan on the sidelines of a regional summit in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi. “We both made a commitment for dialogue & peaceful resolution to outstanding issues.”