Today, the Eritrean government has blocked the Ethio-Eritrean border at the Serha-Zalambessa crossing point. Eritrean officials didnt publicly announce the decision, but eyewitnesses confirmed the blockage of the border. According to an official from Zalambessa, we are told by the Eritrean side that only Federal Government of Ethiopian permit holders can cross the border.
By 11th September 2018, President Isaias Afwerki & Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed officially open Serha-Zalambessa border crossing point.
sources: hahu daily