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World Ethiopian Prime Minister wins Nobel Peace Prize for ending 20-year war with Eritrea

12:30  11 october  2019
12:30  11 october  2019 Source:   abc.net.au

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Abiy Ahmed, the prime minister of Ethiopia , was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, for his work in restarting peace talks with neighboring Eritrea , ending a long stalemate between the two countries. Why did he win ?

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Abiy Ahmed © ABC NEWS Abiy Ahmed Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has won the Nobel Peace Prize for ending a 20-year-long conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.

War between the two countries began over border disputes in 1998.

At least 70,000 people died before the two sides signed a peace deal in 2000, but tensions remained high.

The conflict, which was described as "Africa's most senseless war" by mediators, saw the two impoverished nations spend billions of dollars on weapons.

When Mr Ahmed took office last year, he freed political prisoners and signed an agreement with Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki.

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Last year, Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and human rights activist Nadia Murad jointly won the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to end the use of sexual Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed made headlines in 2018 after instigating the end of 20 years of conflict between Ethiopia and Eritrea .

The Nobel Peace Prize is one of the five Nobel Prizes established by the will of Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel , along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics

The two leaders vowed to improve political, economic and diplomatic ties, and re-open the border.

When the deal was signed, family members divided by the dispute were able to telephone each other for the first time in two decades.

More to come.

Pictures: Nobel Peace Prize winners of recent times

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