According to the foreign ministers of France and Germany, Ethiopia cannot find
reconciliation without justice.
After meeting with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to review the development of the peace agreement signed in November between the federal government and Tigrayan rebels, they were chatting in Addis Abeba.
The ministers demanded the creation of a transitional justice system to hold those
responsible for violations during the conflict accountable.
The ministers expressed their desire to go to regions of Ethiopia where the issue of
accountability was significant in the future.
According to Ethiopia’s Foreign Minister Demeke Mekonnen, the administration would make sure that criminals are punished.
According to him, Ethiopia had requested that observers be sent to areas impacted by fighting from the UN human rights office and the rights commission established by the government.
War crimes have been charged against all parties in the two-year conflict in northern
The restoration of humanitarian access to Tigray, according to the US, has made small but important progress.