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Saturday, May 14, 2005

Eritrea Slips Off Ethiopia's Election Agenda

Former Ethiopian guerrilla Moges Tefera wants Sunday's elections to deliver just one result - the return of Eritrea's Assab port to his landlocked country.

The crippled ex-fighter is likely to be disappointed.

Ethiopia's turbulent relationship with its neighbour Eritrea is a key foreign policy concern, but the issue has been drowned out in the campaign by domestic concerns over poverty.

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