In a press launch launched Thursday, the prime minister’s workplace mentioned it “categorically rejects allegations of decimating a folks as a coverage. This isn’t the heartbeat of this administration.”
“We’ll proceed to work to deliver these liable for heinous crimes in opposition to civilians to justice,” the federal government assertion added.
The United Nations in latest days has expressed “grave concern” over what they described as a “horrible and deteriorating” state of affairs within the Tigray area.
The Ethiopian authorities beforehand denied allegations of wrongdoing after a CNN investigation in April discovered that Ethiopian troopers had executed unarmed males in Tigray.
Ethiopian authorities spokesman Billene Seyoum Woldeyes on Thursday accused critics of launching an “orchestrated assault of a condescending nature, typically condescending in tone, belligerent in method and harmful in final result.”
“Over the previous few months, there have been varied efforts by the federal government to alleviate the ache and struggling of its residents within the area,” Woldeyes mentioned. “Whereas these efforts could have been marred by varied challenges given the complexity of any armed engagement, however these efforts have been ongoing and are targeted on enabling a return to normalcy for our folks in Tigray,” he added.
In a press release, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken requested Eritrea and Ethiopia to “take all needed measures to make sure that their forces in Tigray stop and desist this reprehensible conduct”.