The silent departure of the US special envoy to the Horn of Africa has been viewed as a subtle sign of US concern regarding a civil war in Ethiopia, and in particular the inability to deliver aid to the Tigray region despite a ceasefire agreement.
Silence in foreign policy has been used where open criticism has not worked.
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