10 Jul 2018, Gergana Bencheva, EMIS Editor
Ethiopian Airlines introduces first flights to Eritrea as border war ends
The airline underlined that in the short term it planned to start operating multiple flights to Eritrea a day as well as cargo flights. The revival of the air connection between the two countries is expected to boost the overall political, economic, trade and social ties between them.
On July 9, Ethiopia and Eritrea officially signed a peace declaration, ending a conflict which killed 80,000 people. They have also restored telephone communications and pledged to re-open embassies, Mail and Guardian Online added.
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