Tsorona-Zalambessa, Eritrea

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Tsorona and Zalambessa are two small disputed areas on the border between Eritrea and Ethiopia. Tsorona is 23 km northwest of the larger Zalambessa village. The Eritreans claim both as part of their Debub (Southern) Region, while the Ethiopians claim them as part of the Misraqawi (Eastern) Zone of their Tigray Region. Zalambessa was a village that was fortified by Italian colonial forces. The fortifications were taken over by the Ethiopian military in 1952 when Eritrea was federated with Ethiopia. The older village remained under Eritrean Administration and the exact border became an issue...... Read more about Tsorona-Zalambessa in Wikipedia

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