The Ethiopian government has expelled four diplomats from the Irish embassy in Addis Ababa.

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Addis Ababa (ANN)- Fighters from Tigray and the OLA said they had taken control of Shewa Robit town in the Amhara region on Wednesday.

Shewa Robit, a town about 220 km north of the capital Addis Ababa.

Also, Shewa Robit, a 4-hour and forty-minute drive from Addis Ababa to the capital, is close to Debre Birhan, the only city next to the capital.

The Federal Government has not commented on the claims of the TDF and OLA in Shewa Robit, one of the last strongholds of the government forces.

The Ethiopian government has expelled four diplomats from the Irish embassy in Addis Ababa.

Ireland, a member of the Security Council, has reported to the Security Council on the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia.

The outraged Ethiopian government has ordered the withdrawal of four of its six diplomats from the Irish embassy in Addis Ababa within a week, exposing to the world the desperate state of the war in Ethiopia, Said the government.

Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney, TD, confirmed in a statement today that the diplomats had been expelled from Addis Ababa.

the Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said they had discussed the matter with the Ethiopian government, following lengthy discussions.

“The government and the people of Ethiopia, we have been working since 1994, to work with the government for the development of the country, “Said Simon Coveney.

It was on Tuesday that France and Germany warned their people to stay in Ethiopia, urging them to leave immediately before the blockade.

Diplomats in Addis Ababa have already been expelled from the UK and other European Union member states, with most major countries calling on their citizens in Ethiopia to leave immediately.

Meanwhile, the leaders of South Africa and Kenya on Tuesday urged the warring parties to decide on an immediate ceasefire and political dialogue, but it appears that diplomatic efforts and efforts to bring it to fruition have failed to stop fighting.

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By Arraale M Jama Freelance Journalist and Human Rights activist.

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