Saturday, February 17, 2018

Ethiopia says state of emergency will last six months

(Feb 17, (CGTN Africa))--Ethiopia's defense minister, Siraj Fegessa, has ruled out a military takeover a day after the government declared a new state of emergency.

He has also ruled out a transitional government, following Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn's surprise resignation. The government insists that the state of emergency is a measure to safeguard the constitutional order in the country.

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