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Great Britain, the colonial power of
Sudan at the time, and Ethiopia strike
an agreement on border demarcation.
No clear lines were however
Ethiopia militia are reported to
have penetrated the border to
attack the Barkat Noreen camp.
Thousands of Sudanese soon
flee the region.
Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah
al-Burhan, head of Sudan’s ruling
Sovereign Council, travels to Addis
Ababa and brings up the AlFaqasha
region without much success.
Sudan’s Prime Minister, Abdalla
Hamdok, visited Addis Ababa and
agreed with Ethiopian Prime
Minister Abiy Ahmed to revive a
joint committee to negotiate the
demarcation of the border.
Ethiopian forces ambush a
Sudanese convoy killing 4 and
wounding 20 soldiers.
Sudan announced the dispatching
of a large number of military
reinforcements to the border.
Gen Al-Burhan spends 3 days
overseeing troop deployments.
Prime Minister Hamdok and Abiy
meet on the sidelines at an IGAD
summit in Djibouti.
Delegations from the two countries
meet in Khartoum. Ethiopian
Foreign Minister Demeke
Mekonnen accuses Sudan of
“organized attacks” but also wishes
for cordial relations to return.
Egypt condemns attack by
Ethiopian forces as “unjustified
The Sudanese army has gained the
the upper hand in the disputed region.
Lieutenant General Khaled Abdin
al-Shami states, “The land that we
lost 20 years ago is under complete
control, and we can take the others
in other ways”