The news of Feltman's departure came before he heads to Ethiopia on Thursday to meet with senior government officials about the peace talks as part of Washington's latest push to bring an end to the conflict.
Jeffrey Feltman is pursuing support for diplomacy as the first and the only option to achieve a cessation of hostilities in the African country, says Washington.
The envoy repeated Washington's call for military chief General Abdel Fattah al Burhan to reverse the coup and restore the civilian-led government.
US top envoy for Horn of Africa will hold two days of talks in Ethiopia, pushing for dialogue to end the Tigray war that has killed thousands of people and displaced millions since November 2020.
Washington's new diplomatic overture comes after Pyongyang said it had successfully tested an advanced intercontinental ballistic missile.
The UN Security Council heard of the plight of the Rohingya bringing calls for more action from then UN body.
Vigilant Ace drill – involving 230 aircraft including F-22 Raptor stealth jet fighters – began on Monday, five days after the North's ICBM test.
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