U. N. Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator (OCHA) Mark Lowcock attends a news conference for the launch of the "Global Humanitarian Overview 2019" at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Decemer 4, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo
The Eritrean troops in Ethiopia’s Tigray region are expected to “definitely leave soon,” according to Ethiopia’s U.N. envoy. This was confirmed following the previous statement from a top U.N. official who told the Security Council on Tuesday that Eritrea’s soldiers were using starvation as a weapon of war.
Outgoing U.N. aid chief Mark Lowcock told the 15-member council in a private briefing that “no one should be surprised to see a rerun of a devastating 1984 famine if violence in Tigray doe...