Statement by Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide on the situation in Tigray

'Reports on fighting in Mekelle are of grave concern. Together with the international community, not least the African Union, we urge the parties to show restraint and protect civilians', says Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide.

'Respect for international humanitarian law is critically important. The conflict must end and peace be restored in Tigray', says the minister.