Tag Archives: Workneh Gebeyehu

TPLF officials told U.S. delegates state of emergency was decreed to “prevent a military takeover”: diplomatic sources

ESAT News (March 1, 2018) A delegate from the United States was told by TPLF officials that the state of emergency was necessary to “prevent a takeover of power by the military,” according to ESAT’s diplomatic sources. A diplomatic mission led by Foreign Minister Workneh Gebeyehu was in Washington, DC few days before the declaration of the martial law on ...

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Ethiopia Foreign Ministry summons U.S. Ambassador over Embassy statement on state of emergency

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (February 22, 2018) The Foreign Ministry of Ethiopia has reportedly summoned the United States Ambassador to that country following recent statements by the Embassy in Addis Ababa that “strongly disagrees” with the reimposition of a martial law in the East African country. Ambassador Michael Raynor reportedly got an earful from Ethiopian diplomatic officials on Monday ...

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