Oromo Liberation Front wants peace talks with Ethiopian government


The Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) has called for peace talks with the Ethiopian federal government.

The faction of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) led by Dawud Ibsa called for the resumption of peace talks on Monday during the Ethiopian Orthodox Church’s Christmas celebration.

The group, which reportedly now operates from western Ethiopia, is looking to have peace talks with the government in the presence of a mediator.

The OLF is one of several armed groups based in Oromia, home to Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group.

Last year, the Dawud Ibsa faction of the OLF agreed to a cease-fire after meeting with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. [….] CONTINUE READING