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Ethiopia’s PM defiant as rival Tigray forces make advances

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By CARA ANNA
Associated Press

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister has called on citizens to redouble their efforts to combat the rival Tigray forces who claim to have seized key cities on a major highway leading to the capital A move on the capital of Addis Ababa is a new phase in the war that has killed thousands of people since fighting broke out a year ago between Ethiopian and allied forces and Tigray ones who had long dominated the national government. The prime minister has warned against “those who work for the enemy and live amongst us.” A new wave of detentions of ethnic Tigrayans is being seen in the capital. The Tigray forces say they are pressuring Ethiopia’s government to lift a months-long food blockade on their region of 6 million.

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