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How will landlocked Ethiopia get direct access to a port?
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says the high costs of relying on the country’s neighbours for access to ports are unsustainable.
Ethiopia has been landlocked since Eritrea gained its independence in 1993.
For 30 years it’s been dependent on its neighbours – especially Djibouti – for access to ports and international shipping routes.