“Leave Asmara or no talks” said Melles to Shanee Qinijjit
Rumours of secret mediations between TPLF and Shanee-Qinijjit have been circulating for a while. Prof. Ephrem Isaac, the man who got Coalition for Unity and Democracy Party (CUDP, a.k.a Kinijit) leaders to admit guilt and beg for clemency from the TPLF regime has been in the center of these rumours via his interviews in which he claimed “there is a willingness on both sides for dialogue” and that he “has already established contact with both sides.”
According to Oromo Affairs new mediators group is put together to pursue the same end.
Reliable sources close to Shanee-Qinijjit inform Oromo Affairs that Shanee-Qinijjit has asked a group of mediators to contact Melles Zenawi to jump start mediation between the two parties.
According to this source, the group is composed of Obbo Birhanu Dinka, Obbo Alemayehu Ketema and the Rev. Itefa Gobena.
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