Ethiopia-Eritrea peace: Leaders sign end to 'state of war'

Ethiopians and Eritreans celebrated the new show of goodwill while the UN praised the step and offered its support.

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    The head of the United Nations has praised a peace deal to end a 20-year standoff between Ethiopia and Eritrea.

    Antonio Guterres pledged UN support for the pact.

    And he's signalled the possibility that long-term UN sanctions against Eritrea could be lifted.

    Al Jazeera's Mereana Hond reports.


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