Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed gives Tigray forces 72 hours to surrender regional capital


Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed gave Tigrayan regional forces 72 hours to surrender before the military begins an offensive on the regional capital of Mekelle.“We urge you to surrender peacefully within 72 hours, recognising that you are at the point of no return,” Abiy said in a message posted on Twitter on Sunday evening.Tigrayan forces could not immediately be reached for comment.A military spokesman said earlier that advancing Ethiopian troops plan to surround Mekelle with tanks and may…

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