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Amhara forces withdraw from northern Ethiopia’s Tigray region
13/01/2023 07:23 PM | Click to read full article
Ethiopia's army said forces from the Amhara region, who fought in support of the federal government during the two-year war in neighbouring Tigray, have withdrawn from a major Tigray city in line with an African Union-backed ceasefire. However, a humanitarian worker in the city of Shire said Amhara forces were still there in "significant numbers." It was not immediately possible to verify the situation on the ground.