Sudanese ambassador recalled to Khartoum after Sudan accused Ethiopia of execution

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Sudan has recalled its ambassador to Ethiopia after the Sudanese military claimed that Ethiopian troops executed seven Sudanese troopers.

Sudan introduced early Monday that it might recall its envoy from Addis Ababa and summon the Ethiopian ambassador from Khartoum. The transfer comes a day after Sudan accused troops from Ethiopia of executing seven Sudanese troopers and a civilian and displaying the our bodies in public.

Later Monday, the Foreign Ministry in Addis Ababa issued a press release expressing remorse over the incident, however stated Ethiopia has been misrepresented.

It stated: “The Ethiopian government categorically rejects the misrepresentation of these facts by the Sudanese defense forces, which unfairly blamed Ethiopia, while it was the Sudanese army unit that crossed (over) the Ethiopian border and provoked the incident.”

It continued to demand restraint and deescalation on the a part of Sudan.

Border clashes between Ethiopia and Sudan have been happening for years, particularly close to the al-Fashqa area. A high-profile dispute over the building of the Great Renaissance Dam, which Sudan says might restrict its entry to water, has additionally strained tensions between the 2 nations in recent times.

The Sudanese navy had stated of the alleged executions: “This treacherous act will not pass without an answer.”

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