Ethiopia dismisses UN call for international observers

Getachew Reda, Ethiopian government spokesman.

Addis Ababa-(Puntland Mirror) Ethiopia has dismissed a request from the United Nations which will allow international observers to investigate the killing of protesters by security forces during a recent about of anti-government demonstrations.

Getachew Reda, Ethiopian government spokesman, told Al Jazeera television on Thursday that the United Nations has spoken their minds, but Ethiopia government is responsible for the security of its people.

The Spokesman has said that the government would launch its own investigation into whether there are Violations committed by security forces.

Reda’s comments came after the United Nations has asked the government to allow the observers to investigate the killings of at least 90 protesters in the Oromia and Amhara regions over the weekend.

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