Ethiopia & the Oromo Liberation Front Reach Agreement

(A4O, 7 August 2018) Ethiopia & the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) have signed a Reconciliation Agreement today in Asmara.

According to Oromo Liberation Voice, the agreement reached between President of the Oromia Regional state, Lemma Mergerssa & OLF Chairman, Dawd Ibsa.

The agreement reached provides for termination of hostilities in the country.

In addition to that it provides for the OLF to conduct its political activities in Ethiopia through peaceful means.

The two sides also agreed to establish a Joint Committee to implement the agreement.

The meeting was also attended by Foreign Minister Workneh Gebeyehu.

The Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) was established in 1973 by Oromo nationalists to lead the national liberation struggle of the Oromo people against the Abyssinian colonial rule.

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