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U.S. Embassy Statement on Reports of Ethnic Violence in Ethiopia

The United States expressed concern over the deadly ethnic violence in Oromia
The United States expressed its grave concern over the deadly ethnic violence and large-scale displacement of people in the Oromia and Somali regions.

BY U.S. EMBASSY – ADDIS ABABA

We are disturbed by the troubling reports of ethnic violence and the large-scale displacement of people living along the border between the Oromia and Somali regions, particularly in Hararge, although the details of what is occurring remain unclear. Continue reading U.S. Embassy Statement on Reports of Ethnic Violence in Ethiopia

State Department Issues Travel Warning for Ethiopia

Not Safe. State Department upgrades Ethiopia Travel ALERT to a Travel WARNING due to the ongoing unrest in the country that has led to hundreds of deaths, thousands of arrests, injuries and extensive property damages.

By U.S. State Department,

The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens to defer all non-essential travel to Ethiopia due to ongoing unrest that has led to hundreds of deaths, thousands of arrests, as well as injuries and extensive property damage, especially in Amhara and Oromia States. The U.S. Embassy’s ability to provide consular services in many parts of the country is limited by the current security situation. Continue reading State Department Issues Travel Warning for Ethiopia