East Africa: Ethiopia, Sudan Tension Risks Region’s Stability

Tensions between Ethiopia and Sudan over the disputed al-Fashqa area is due to pressure on the leaders of the two countries from their citizens, warn analysts.

On one hand, the leader of the Sudanese Sovereign Council, Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Al-Burhan is under pressure to reclaim the Sudanese territory, which has been occupied by Ethiopian farmers for decades during the rule of Omar al-Bashir.

On the other, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is under pressure to meet the demands from the Amhara…

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