OLF Chairman, Dawud Ibsa said there is heavy fighting in Western Wellega
Oromo Liberation Front – OLF Chairman, Mr. Dawud Ibsa said there is fighting between his rebel forces and government soldiers thought the state of Oromia, but the heavy fighting is going on in Western Wellega. Mr. Dawud Ibsa made the statement in a press conference he gave today.
Mr. Dawud Ibsa added there were many agreements reached between OLF and the Ethiopian government and the expectation of keeping the peace should not be only on OLF side. The Ethiopian government also should do its part to honor the agreements.
The leader of the OLF also said the fighting has created fear and distress on the population and the problem should not be seen only as OLF problem, it is Ethiopia’s problem. OLF Chairman, Dawud Ibsa said his organization is ready for talks with the government to resolve the conflict if the Ethiopian government is ready to settle the disagreement peacefully.