Protesters Gather Outside US Embassy in Addis Ababa After 'Terrorist Attacks' Warning

Demonstrators gathered outside the US embassy in Addis Ababa on November 25 after an embassy warning about the “possibility of terrorist attacks” was criticized by the Ethiopian government.

On November 24, the embassy tweeted: “The Department reminds U.S. citizens of the ongoing possibility of terrorist attacks in Ethiopia. U.S. citizens are strongly encouraged to maintain a high level of vigilance and avoid areas frequented by foreigners.”

Kebede Desissa, a government spokesman, said the Ethiopian government had warned the US against the “continued practice of spreading false information,” according to local news reports.

Tadesse Habtie recorded this video outside the US embassy building in Addis Ababa. Credit: Tadesse Habtie via Storyful

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