Tigray in Ethiopia put forward Getachew Read as its nominee for regional president. If approved, he would replace TPLF leader Debretsion Gebremichael. The Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) named its spokesperson, Getachew Read, for the interim post, Tigrai TV reported on Saturday. If Getachew's nomination is approved by the federal government, he would replace TPLF leader Debretsion Gebremichael, who has led Tigray since 2018. During that visit, Blinken discussed with Getachew and Ethiopian officials the importance of setting up the interim administration.
Source: Ethiopian News March 19, 2023 11:59 UTC