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The US Calls For Eritrea's Immediate Exit From Ethiopia

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The US envoy to the United Nations has called for the withdrawal of Eritrean troops from Ethiopia immediately after reports of rape and sexual violence.
Linda Thomas-Greenfield says that after a UN security council meeting on the Tigray conflict.
The US has called for a joint investigation by the Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights and the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission in Tigray.
The US mission in a statement says they acknowledge Prime Minister Abiy’s commitment to hold accountable all those responsible for human rights violations and abuses, and atrocities. The Eritrean government must make a similar commitment.
Eritrea has previously dismissed accusations of abuses.
Ethiopia says it is investigating the reports of sexual violence. A senior Eritrean official described the allegations as fabricated.