Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed look at supporters as they attend a concert at the Millennium Hall in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia July 15, 2018. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
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Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki preached love and unity on Sunday at a concert attended by thousands of flag-waving guests, part of a rapprochement between the two nations after years of hostility.Isaias arrived in Ethiopia on Saturday for a three-day visit, a week after Abiy visited Eritrea. The Horn of Africa neighbours declared on Monday that their "state of war" over after two decades.As they entered the entered the Millennium Hall on Sunday evening, Abiy and Isaias held hands and waved at the crowd, prompting loud cheers. Abiy and Isaias hugged.Earlier on Sunday in the southern town of Hawassa, Abiy hosted Isaias over a 'cheko' and 'genfo' breakfast -- traditional cuisine of the Oromo group that Abiy hails from.
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