US News Sudan: Murdering clashes between the Ethiopian and Sudanese armies

18:10  28 november  2021
18:10  28 november  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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The situation is very tense at the border between Sudan and Ethiopia. The Sudanese army denounced, on Saturday, November 28, an attack led by the Ethiopian forces, in the region played by Al-Fashaga, a friction point between the two countries, for many years. The Sudanese army specifies that this attack has made several deaths among its soldiers, without specifying the number.

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The Sudanese army explains that its forces, which protect harvests in this region of Al-Fashaga, were attacked by the army and by Ethiopian militias. The attack was aimed at intimidating farmers and sabothing the harvest season.

The Sudanese army asserts that the attack could be repulsed by its men, but it also evokes significant human and material losses, without giving more details on the balance sheet. The Ethiopian authorities did not comment.

This is not the first time that clashes take place in the vast region of Al-Fashaga, with fertile lands. Clashes are reported regularly. They intensified, last year, when the conflict between the Ethiopian federal government and the authorities of the Tiger pushed tens of thousands of Ethiopians to take refuge in eastern Sudan. It is also after the beginning of this conflict, tiger, that Sudanese troops have deployed there.

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Sudan and Ethiopia have never managed to agree on the route on their border, despite many cycles of negotiations. The two countries also oppose, for more than ten years, on the issue of the Grand Dam of the Renaissance.

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