According to the report reaching oyogist.com, the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo has called on the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed to cease the fighting in the Tigray region of the country.
According to a phone call made by Pompeo to the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy, Pompeo “called for a complete end to the fighting and constructive dialogue to resolve the crisis.”
Pompeo also urged the Ethiopian Prime Minister to cautiously protect the lives of innocent civilians and also ensure the proper safeguard of all human rights of the Tigrayans.
International concerns have grown over the fight in the Tigray region which left thousands dead and thousands fleeing to Sudan. Ethiopia which is noted to be a close ally of the United States.