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US warns of terrorist attacks in Ethiopia

Araweelo News Network.

Addis Ababa (ANN)-The United States has warned of possible terrorist attacks in Ethiopia, and the State Department has strongly warned citizens in Ethiopia.

The Department reminds U.S. citizens of the ongoing possibility of terrorist attacks in Ethiopia.”

Therefore, U.S. citizens are strongly encouraged to maintain a high level of vigilance and avoid areas frequented by foreigners, the Statement added.

“The Department reminds U.S. citizens of the ongoing possibility of terrorist attacks in Ethiopia.  “Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting diplomatic facilities, tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, western businesses, restaurants, resorts, local government facilities and other public areas.” a coding of the statement US Embassy in Addis Ababa said on Thursday.

Therefore, U.S. citizens are strongly encouraged to maintain a high level of vigilance and avoid areas frequented by foreigners.

The State Department has said it does not prioritize the safety and security of US citizens abroad.

“Citizens of the United States who are still in the country should enroll in the Smart Traveler Registration Program (STEP) to receive security information and to ensure that you are in an emergency,” the statement said.

Also, the statement said that the State Department has U.S. citizens still in Addis Ababa have been warned to stay away from public places, and Monitor local media for updates, and exercise extra caution.

The warning was issued with caution in the vicinity of Ethiopian government buildings, as well as in public places and markets.

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“Do not take pictures of government buildings, police and other Ethiopian security officials,”according to the US embassy in Addis Ababa.

The warning comes at a time when the security situation in Ethiopia is deteriorating, with many countries in recent days sending out warnings to their citizens to leave the country, as the ongoing conflict in the country appears unresolved.

Diplomats crossing to the warring factions in recent weeks have expressed frustration after Prime Minister Abiy abruptly announced on Monday that he’s leading the fight and going to the battlefield, signalling that all doors and hopes had been closed.


Both sides ignored to stop fighting and come to the negotiating table.

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