Ethiopia dispatches high-level delegation to Eritrea to discuss with OLF faction

(EBC; August 6, 2018) - Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu and Chief of Oromia State Lemma Megersa arrived in Asmara today to negotiate with a faction the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) led by Dawud Ibsa.

On arrival at Asmara International Airport, Workneh and Lemma were received by Osman Saleh, Foreign Minister of Eritrea, and Yemane Gebre-ab, Political Advisor to President Isaias Afewerki.

According to Dr. Negeri Lencho, Head of the Oromia Government Communication Affairs Bureau, Workneh and Lemma would discuss today with the OLF faction headed by Dawud Ibsa.

The discussions are aimed at making the faction resort to peaceful struggle from within Ethiopia.