Ethiopian Parliament Approves State of Emergency, Fana Reports

By Nizar Manek, March 2 2018
Ethiopia's parliament approved a request by the country's Council of Ministers to impose a state of emergency, Fana Broadcasting Corp. reported.
The House of People's Representatives approved the decree by a vote of 346 in favor, 88 against and seven abstentions, the Addis Ababa-based broadcaster said, without providing further details.
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