A truce has been reached between Ethiopian government and Tigrayan rebels to halt two-year civil war leading to thousands of deaths.
The African Union has mediated the ceasefire.
Speaking at the ceasefire ceremony, Head of the African Union mediation team Olusegun Obasanjon told the media that the two parties in the Ethiopian conflict have formally agreed to the cessation of hostilities and to disarmament
In a statement, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed described the agreement as monumental and committed to its implementation.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres termed it a welcome first step and hoped to bring some solace to the millions of Ethiopian civilians that have really suffered during this conflict.
Source: Radio Pakistan