After peace agreement Eritrea's first step must be helping youth, priest says
Asmara, Eritrea, Jul 26, 2018 / 11:33 am (ACI Prensa).- After a peace accord signed this month ended 20 years of conflict between Eritrea and Ethiopia, an Eritrean Catholic priest said the country needs to focus on opportunities for youth, to stem the flow of emigration.
“Peace is the base. Now we need to start to build a better future for our youth,” said Fr. Mussie Zerai, a 2015 Nobel Peace Prize nominee and founder and president of Habeshia, an organization which helps immigrants and refugees in Italy.
A peace agreement was signed in July by Eritrean president Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopian