UN says Tigray fighting hampers aid delivery despite deal

The United Nations said Friday that fighting continued “in many parts” of Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region, complicating efforts to deliver humanitarian aid despite an agreement granting the UN access to territory under federal control. “We have reports of fighting still going on in many parts of Tigray. This is concerning and it’s a complex situation for us,” Saviano Abreu, spokesman for the UN’s humanitarian coordination office, told AFP. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced military operations in Tigray a month ago, saying they were targeting leaders of the region’s ruling party, the Tigray…

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