At the point when Eritrea picked up freedom in 1993, Ethiopia all of a sudden wound up without a coastline thus it made the legitimate stride of disbanding its naval force. Presently, it is reexamining its choice and its most recent moves in the locale recommend it could be looking its neighborhood to locate a maritime base it can utilize.
Leader Abiy Ahmed as of late said on state TV: "We manufactured one of the most grounded ground and flying corps in Africa... we should manufacture our maritime power limit later on."
His remarks uncovered the nation's maritime aspirations however his gets ready for how to accomplish this objective have not been made open. Nonetheless, Ethiopia's most recent push to go into manages its beach front neighbors signals something is in the air.
What is behind the move?
State-connected Fana Broadcasting Corporate cited Mr Abiy as saying the military changes should "consider current quick evolving world, financial and political circumstance in Ethiopia".
After Ethiopia and Eritrea battled a severe outskirt war from 1998-2000, there was minimal shot that Ethiopia could bear on utilizing Eritrea's ports as it had done already. So it needed to discover options.