African Union held an emergency meeting on the current conflict in Ethiopia


The AU Security Council had been briefed by the Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC) on the current situation in Ethiopia.

The Union held an emergency closed-door online meeting.

Ambassador Bankole Adiwoye, Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security Affairs of the Union, Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, Egypt’s Permanent Representative to the African Union Mohamed Gad, and Ethiopian Ambassador to the African Union Tesfaye Yilma participated.

The meeting was held to discuss current affairs in Ethiopia and to listen to the remarks of former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, who is also the East African Community Representative to the African Union.

The former president noted that Federal government leaders agreed that the differences were political and that problems could be resolved through political dialogue, and called for an immediate and unconditional ceasefire.

He also called on the two sides to end hostilities and create a conducive environment to provide support to the victims.

it’s not disclosed yet what the statements on the matter and their decision.