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27/05/2021 05:06 GMT : Ethiopia's Tigray region conflict: US appeals for ceasefire

Duration: 53 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC World Service AustralasiaLatest broadcast: on BBC World Service East Asia

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We have reaction to President Biden's appeal for a ceasefire in Ethiopia's Tigray region, as the US steps up pressure to end the conflict there. Thousands of people have been killed and many more displaced since the conflict began six months ago.

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