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The decision by the Ethiopian government to expel United Nations officials
(Statement by Press Secretary YOSHIDA Tomoyuki)

October 2, 2021
  1. On September 30th, the Ethiopian government announced the expulsion of seven United Nations officials. Japan is concerned that if these officials are expeled, it could make a significant impact on the humanitarian situation in Ethiopia.

  2. Japan calls on all parties concerned to avoid any actions for whatever reasons that may have negative impacts on the humanitarian situation in Ethiopia.

  3. Japan will continue to hold constructive dialogue with the Ethiopian government and work on the humanitarian crisis with the international community for peace and stability in Ethiopia.

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