It’s been an unprecedented few days in the Horn of Africa.
The two countries fought a bitter war nearly 20 years ago over a disputed border.
There’s been a military standoff ever since.
Abiy has made peace with Eritrea a central part of his foreign policy, a decision that has been welcomed by Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki.
But what are the challenges to a lasting peace between the two neighbours?
Presenter: Laura Kyle
Hallelujah Lulie – programme director of Amani Africa
Martin Plaut – senior research fellow Institute of Commonwealth Studies and author of Understanding Eritrea: Inside Africa’s Most Repressive State
Abraham Zere – executive director, PEN Eritrea in exile
Source: Al Jazeera News