Nairobi, Jan. 30 -- Nairobi,

A senior US official says Eritrean troops have not yet withdrawn from Ethiopia contrary to Ethiopian authorities' claim that they have already left.

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

She made the remarks at a weekend 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.

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Eritrean and Ethiopian officials have not yet reacted to the diplomat's claim.

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