🇪🇹 🇪🇷 ‘Bird of peace’: First direct Ethiopia-Eritrea flight in 20 years | Al Jazeera English

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It is being called the “bird of peace” – and it was the first flight from Ethiopia to Eritrea in 20 years, bringing joy to those on board.
The hundreds of passengers included people seeking to reunite with family, as well as former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn.
The dramatic diplomatic thaw in one of Africa’s longest-running conflicts began last month.
It has seen the reopening of embassies and re-establishing of phone links between the two neighbouring nations.
Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Adow reports from Addis Ababa.

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Demesas Berhe says:

Soon it will be strong East Africa soudan Eritera Ethiopia and somalia.

Demesas Berhe says:

Yes thanks God Almighty.

Mohamed Ahmed Abdule says:

Amazing developments, congratulations from Djibouti to our Ethiopian & Eritrean neighbors for making peace!!!
the hundreds of passengers included people seeking to reunite with family….
Africa ONE LOVE……..

moulhoule says:

Amazing developments, congratulations from Djibouti to our Ethiopian & Eritrean neighbors for making peace!!!
Let us unite economically & unleash our potential

E K says:

This should go some way to stem the flow of migrants from Eritrea, so everyone on the right and left should be happy about this.

In Word says:

Ray Kumar leave Ethiopian and Eritrean Politics alone go somewhere else indian garbage satan dirty hindu

idriss buni says:

this one is for Africa love it or hate it. we don't give a jackass

African Pharaoh says:

Ethiopia let me down letting the slave master into Africa the so call Yemenis Arab refugees but won't let the blacks ones in

Kacaanka barakaysan October says:

This Oromo prime minister is walking around like a headless chicken,rather than helping his Oromo people and freeing his land from evils.

Alpha581 says:

I bet flights from Eritrea will be fill with Eritreans.

natnael iyasu says:

Tewolde is a corrupt TPLF scums

natnael iyasu says:

Death to TPLF and its puppets

natnael iyasu says:

The enemy of Ethiopia and Eriterian's are TPLF Scums and EPLF hyenas .

J Henry says:

Cnn msnbc and Fox news none of them are mentioning anything about this great international news. Instead theyre stuck under the Trump spell and can't get themselves out.trump has them exactly where he want them

Ray Kumar says:

the only solution for horn of africa is to dismantle eritrea and install a puppet regime. also the minority rule in ethiopia has to be replaced with oromo or amhara.

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