Ethiopian govt, Tigray agree to end fighting after 2 years


              FILE - Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed speaks at a final campaign rally at a stadium in the town of Jimma in the southwestern Oromia Region of Ethiopia on June 16, 2021. Ethiopia's warring sides have formally agreed to a permanent cessation of hostilities in a 2-year conflict, negotiators for the parties announced Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene, File)
            
              FILE - Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, center, arrives for the inauguration ceremony of Somalia's new President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in Mogadishu, Somalia on June 9, 2022. Ethiopia's warring sides have formally agreed to a permanent cessation of hostilities in a 2-year conflict, negotiators for the parties announced Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh, File)
            
              FILE - People walk from a rural area towards a nearby town where a food distribution operated by the Relief Society of Tigray was taking place, near the town of Agula, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia on May 8, 2021. Ethiopia's warring sides have formally agreed to a permanent cessation of hostilities in a 2-year conflict, negotiators for the parties announced Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
            
              FILE - Elena, 7, center, lines up with other displaced Tigrayans to receive food donated by local residents at a reception center for the internally displaced in Mekele, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, on May 9, 2021. Ethiopia's warring sides have formally agreed to a permanent cessation of hostilities in a 2-year conflict, negotiators for the parties announced Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
            
              FILE - A fighter loyal to the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) mans a guard post on the outskirts of the town of Hawzen in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia on May 7, 2021. A year after war began there, the findings of the only human rights investigation allowed in Ethiopia's blockaded Tigray region will be released Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021. Ethiopia's warring sides have formally agreed to a permanent cessation of hostilities in a 2-year conflict, negotiators for the parties announced Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
            
              FILE - A fighter loyal to the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), center, smokes a cigarette as he walks along a street in the town of Hawzen, then-controlled by the group, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia on May 7, 2021. Ethiopia's warring sides have formally agreed to a permanent cessation of hostilities in a 2-year conflict, negotiators for the parties announced Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
            
              FILE - Fighters loyal to the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) walk along a street in the town of Hawzen, then controlled by the group, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia on May 7, 2021. Ethiopia's warring sides have formally agreed to a permanent cessation of hostilities in a 2-year conflict, negotiators for the parties announced Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
            
              FILE - A woman waits to receive foodstuffs such as wheat, yellow split peas and vegetable oil at a food distribution operated by the Relief Society of Tigray in the town of Agula, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia on May 8, 2021. Ethiopia's warring sides have formally agreed to a permanent cessation of hostilities in a 2-year conflict, negotiators for the parties announced Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
            
              FILE - Ethiopian government soldiers ride in the back of a truck on a road near Agula, north of Mekele, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia on May 8, 2021. Ethiopia's warring sides have formally agreed to a permanent cessation of hostilities in a 2-year conflict, negotiators for the parties announced Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
            
              FILE - The city of Mekele is seen through a bullet hole in a stairway window of the Ayder Referral Hospital in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia on May 6, 2021. Ethiopia's warring sides have formally agreed to a permanent cessation of hostilities in a 2-year conflict, negotiators for the parties announced Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
            
              FILE - A destroyed tank is seen by the side of the road south of Humera, in an area of western Tigray annexed by the Amhara region during the ongoing conflict, in Ethiopia, on May 1, 2021. Ethiopia's warring sides have formally agreed to a permanent cessation of hostilities in a 2-year conflict, negotiators for the parties announced Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
            
              FILE - An Ethiopian woman argues with others over the allocation of yellow split peas after it was distributed by the Relief Society of Tigray in the town of Agula, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, on Saturday, May 8, 2021. Ethiopia's warring sides have formally agreed to a permanent cessation of hostilities in a 2-year conflict, negotiators for the parties announced Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
            
              FILE - People are seen in front of clouds of black smoke from fires in the aftermath at the scene of an airstrike in Mekele, the capital of the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia on Oct. 20, 2021. Ethiopia's warring sides have formally agreed to a permanent cessation of hostilities in a 2-year conflict, negotiators for the parties announced Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo, File)
            
              Lead negotiator for Ethiopia’s government, Redwan Hussein, left, exchanges documents with lead Tigray negotiator Getachew Reda, right, as African Union envoy Olusegun Obasanjo, center, looks on after the peace talks in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. Ethiopia’s warring sides have formally agreed to a permanent cessation of hostilities, an African Union special envoy said Wednesday, after a 2-year conflict whose victims could be counted in the hundreds of thousands. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
            
              Lead negotiator for Ethiopia’s government, Redwan Hussein, left, and lead Tigray negotiator Getachew Reda, right, sign documents as Alhaji Sarjoh Bah, Director of conflict management of the African Union looks on, during the peace talks in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. Ethiopia’s warring sides formally agreed during talks in South Africa Wednesday to a permanent cessation of hostilities in a 2-year conflict whose victims could be counted in the hundreds of thousands. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
            
              Lead negotiator for Ethiopia’s government, Redwan Hussein, left, exchanges documents with lead Tigray negotiator Getachew Reda, right, as Alhaji Sarjoh Bah, Director of conflict management of the African Union looks on, after the peace talks signing in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
            
              FILE - Haftom Gebretsadik, a 17-year-old from Freweini, Ethiopia, near Hawzen, who had his right hand amputated and lost fingers on his left after an artillery round struck his home in March, sits on his bed at the Ayder Referral Hospital in Mekele, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, on May 6, 2021. Ethiopia's warring sides have formally agreed to a permanent cessation of hostilities in a 2-year conflict, negotiators for the parties announced Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
            
              FILE - Tigrayan women Tarik, 60, center, and Meresaeta, left, who fled from the town of Samre, roast coffee beans over a wood stove in a classroom where they now live at the Hadnet General Secondary School which has become a makeshift home to thousands displaced by the conflict, in Mekele, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia on May 5, 2021. Ethiopia's warring sides have formally agreed to a permanent cessation of hostilities in a 2-year conflict, negotiators for the parties announced Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
            
              FILE - Ethiopian military parade with national flags attached to their rifles at a rally organized by local authorities to show support for the Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF), at Meskel square in downtown Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Nov. 7, 2021. Ethiopia's warring sides have formally agreed to a permanent cessation of hostilities in a 2-year conflict, negotiators for the parties announced Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo, File)
Ethiopian govt, Tigray agree to end fighting after 2 years