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Leaders of Ethiopia, Eritrea to sign accord in Saudi Arabia

AP  |  Dubai 

Leaders from the East African nations of and are to sign an agreement in as the two countries ease tensions after decades of hostilities.

The says Ethiopian and Eritrean are both in the Saudi city of ahead of the meeting Sunday.

is also expected to be present at the meeting.

Few details about the agreement have been released. However, the U.N. on Friday described the meeting as "the signing ceremony of the peace agreement" between the two countries.

Ahmed and Afwerki signed a "Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship" on July 9, ending 20 years of enmity and formally restoring diplomatic relations between the neighbouring countries.

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First Published: Sun, September 16 2018. 16:30 IST