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    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. –

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