news Ethiopians and Eritreans celebrate historic reopening of borders

There was a lot of emotion and excitement as Ethiopia and Eritrea opened their common borders allowing the free movement of persons and goods after years of closure amid a political standoff.

leaders of both countries were surrounded by troops of both sides opening the borders.

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed chose military fatigues whiles Isaias Afwerki arrived in a brown short-sleeved political suit.

Ethiopians and Eritreans were not left out of the historic and momentous occasion as they thronged the venues to catch a glimpse of the moment that allowed them to freely associated with each other.

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