Ethiopia PM: Tigray forces have 72-hour to surrender regional capital

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed gave Tigrayan regional forces 72 hours to surrender before the military begins an offensive on the regional capital of Mekelle.

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“We urge you to surrender peacefully within 72 hours, recognizing that you are at the point of no return,” Abiy said in a Twitter message on Sunday evening.

Tigrayan forces could not immediately be reached for comment.

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