On the occasion of the appointment of an American envoy to the Horn of Africa, Sullivan stated that the U.S. government is ready to “work with allies to promote peace in the Horn of Africa.”
Feltman is a seasoned diplomat who served as Assistant Secretary of State for Middle East Affairs and then United Nations Secretary for Political Affairs. Blinken expressed “great concern” about “unstable situation in Ethiopia “, especially because of the conflict in Tigray.
The United States recently raised its rhetoric and “countless reports of rape and other forms of sexual violence” in denounced the northern region of Ethiopia.
Washington welcomed and praised the start of the withdrawal of the Eritrean armed forces from Tigray at the end of March “Role” of US Senator Chris Kunz, who had previously been sent to Ethiopia by President Joe Biden. But US government returned, expressed impatience, and demanded the “immediate” withdrawal of these forces.
The US Secretary of State also expressed concern about “tensions between Ethiopia and Sudan escalate “and the dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam”.
On Friday, Khartoum hinted that Addis Ababa will be sued if it continues to fill the dam without a tripartite deal that includes Egypt.
The filling of the dam creates strong tensions between Ethiopia and the two downstream countries (Egypt and Sudan), and the U.S. have tried to mediate the Crisis, which is not yet resolved.