Uganda, Jan. 30 -- A senior U.S. official said on Saturday that Eritrean troops have not yet withdrawn from Ethiopia unlike Ethiopian authorities claim that they have already left.

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S representative to the United Nations, said Eritrean forces only moved back to the border but still remain in Ethiopia.

Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield made the remarks at a news conference while visiting the Kenyan capital Nairobi.

"With respect to Eritreans we understand they have moved back to the border and they have been asked to leave," she told reporters.

Eritrean and Ethiopian officials haven't yet reacted to the diplomat's claim.

In recent days, locals on the ground confirm seeing convoys of Eritrean troops leav...