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Thursday, 22 February, 2001, 16:45 GMT
In pictures: Ethiopia's Big Return
Nita Bhalla has witnessed the Ethiopian army leave the disputed border territory with Eritrea. A Temporary Security Zone will be created and United Nations peacekeepers will be deployed.

Line of Ethiopian soldiers.
Ethiopia have begun withdrawing its troops from the frontline. Thousands of infantry soldiers are involved.
Ethiopian tank.
Tank guns were triumphantly draped in the Ethiopian flag.
Ethiopian soldiers
"After crushing the enemy, we are going home" said one soldier.
Ethiopian tank.
The Ethiopians are taking back all their equipment including tanks, trucks and multiple rocket launchers.
Ethiopian soldiers.
There were what seemed to be never endiing lines of soldiers. The operation should be complete by Friday.
Soldiers on the road
Some of the soldiers will be returning home, others are to be redeployed on the Ethiopian side of the border.
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18 Feb 01 | Africa
Eritrea's pull-back begins
13 Feb 01 | Africa
Relief as Ethiopian troops leave
12 Feb 01 | Africa
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