The Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation has issued a statement explaining that the Government of the Republic of Namibia has taken note of the ongoing developments in the Tigray region of Ethiopia and, guided by provisions of Article 96 (e) of the Namibian Constitution, encourages the settlement of disputes by peaceful means. The Ministry said the country also welcomes the interventions made by the African Union in resolving the conflict in Ethiopia and will, at this stage, not issue any unilateral statement or pronouncements on the situation, as regards the Tigray conflict, other than what has been and will be issued by the African Union.