Ethiopia has officially reopened its embassy in Asmara, Eritrea today. This is the latest development is a significant leg of a peace deal reached in July 2018. The leaders jointly raised the Ethiopian flag in front of the embassy as a military band played the Ethiopian anthem. PM Abiy Ahmed stopped in Eritrea on his way back from Beijing where he attended the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation.
The opening ceremony was attended by Eritrean officials and the diplomatic community in Asmara.
Ethiopia appointed Redwan Hussein as its ambassador to Eritrea. Eritrea reopened its Embassy in Addis Ababa last July.