Ethiopia-Eritrea Border – level 2
Between 1998 and 2000, two East African countries named Eritrea and Ethiopia fought in a border war. Thousands of people died and people closed the border.
Earlier this year, Ethiopia fully accepted a peace deal. The border between the two countries reopened last Tuesday, and some families reunited for the first time in 20 years.
Embassies reopened, telephone lines restored, and commercial flights resumed. Politicians and hundreds of people celebrated the reopening of the border.
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