According to British African Minister Vicky Ford, the fighting could close the capital, Addis Ababa, in the coming days, significantly reducing the chances of British citizens leaving Ethiopia. He advised the survivors to make the necessary arrangements to evacuate themselves to safety in the coming weeks. According to the minister, they cannot guarantee that their citizens will be able to leave the East African country in the future.
He also recommended that Switzerland leave Ethiopia to its citizens on Wednesday through the Foreign Ministry. On Tuesday, the UN announced that it would expel the families of its international staff by November 25. On Tuesday, the French and German foreign ministries also called on their citizens to leave immediately on their first commercial flight.
Meanwhile, Irish Foreign Secretary Simon Coweny said on Wednesday that Ethiopia had expelled six Irish ambassadors to Dublin for its stand on the conflict. UN calls for report on Ethiopian situation Ireland was one of the first countries to convene a Security Council (UN Security Council).
Fighting has been going on for years between government forces and militants of the Tiger Liberation Front’s ethnically organized front (TPLF) in the Tigre region of northern Ethiopia. There are already tens of thousands of deaths in this conflict, although the African Union (AU) and the United States are trying to mediate between the warring parties., And the UN. Despite repeated warnings about the humanitarian crisis, the conflict has not yet subsided.
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