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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “How can the conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region end? | Inside Story” – below is their description.
Three weeks have passed since Ethiopia’s government sent soldiers into Tigray. Now Prime Minister and Nobel Peace Prize winner Abiy Ahmed has ordered troops to carry out a final assault against the northern region’s government – the Tigray People’s Liberation Front or TPLF. The conflict has forced 43,000 people to seek refuge in Sudan. So what is needed to end the fighting? Presenter: Imran Khan Guests: Samuel Getachew – Journalist, The Reporter Ann Fitz-Gerald -Balsillie School of International Affairs William Davison – International Crisis Group N.B.: The Ethiopian government declined Inside Story’s request for a representative to join the discussion. –Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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Sudan’s history goes back to the Pharaonic period. Independence from the British was proclaimed on 1 January 1956.
Islam was Sudan’s state religion and Islamic laws applied from 1983 until 2020 when the country became a secular state. The economy has been described as lower-middle income and relies on oil production. Sudan is a member of the United Nations, the Arab League, African Union, COMESA, Non-Aligned Movement and the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation.