|Ethiopian Defense Forces|
The governemts of Sudan and Ethiopia established a joint military force to monitor their common border. Ethiopian Defense Minister said the agreement was amid at defending the two countries from aggregation and outside attack. Tigrai Online an Ethiopian online news website quoted the Ethiopian Defense Minsteer Siraj Fegessa as saying, "Giving priority to neighbouring countries, we have made agreements with these nations in the region to prepare a joint plan aimed at ensuring and safeguarding our common borders save with Eritrea. The agreements include working jointly in the field of education, training, experience sharing, and on common issues to work together on peace and security demands in the region"The gallant Ethiopian defense forces.