Eritrean representatives say the antisocial country's leader is sending an uncommon assignment to neighboring Ethiopia for peace talks days after Ethiopia's new PM stepped toward quieting fatal strains with its decades-long adversary.
Eritrean diplomats say via web-based networking media that long-term President Isaias Afwerki declared the news Wednesday morning amid a Martyrs Day festivity in the capital, Asmara. The envoy to Kenya calls it "another section of peace and compromise between the Eritrean and Ethiopian individuals."
Ethiopia's state-subsidiary Fana Broadcasting Corporate additionally is detailing Afwerki's remarks.
Ethiopia this month reported it will completely acknowledge the terms of a peace concurrence with Eritrea marked in 2000 to end a two-year fringe war that killed many thousands. The nations have skirmished from that point forward.