UN says aid situation worsening in Tigray as Eritrea 'fails to pullout'
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People have started to die of hunger in Ethiopia’s conflict-hit northern Tigray region where the humanitarian situation has deteriorated and sexual violence is still being used as a weapon of war, the UN’s aid chief told the Security Council on Thursday. Mark Lowcock, the undersecretary-general for humanitarian affairs, said there was no evidence of a promised withdrawal of Eritrean troops from the region – and urged them to make good on their pledge, according to a text of his speech seen by AFP. Lowcock gave a sobering assessment of the situation on the ground in Tigray during the closed-doo…

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