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Eritrea, Ethiopia officially open border crossings

Addis Ababa, Sept. 11 (BNA): Eritrea and Ethiopia have officially re-opened their borders after two decades, Eritrea Information Minister, Yemane Meskel, announced.
 
In a Twitter post, the minister said that Eritrean President, Isaias Afwerki, and Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, had opened the border point at Bure for road transport connectivity.
 
The two leaders will later attend a similar ceremony at the Serha-Zalambesa crossing, he added.
 
“President Isaias Afwerki & Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed today officially opened the Debay Sima - Burre border point between z two countries for road transport connectivity. The two leaders will arrive in Asmara shortly & proceed to Serha-Zalambesa connection for a similar ceremony,” the Eritrean minister said in his Twitter post.


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